On Saturday, December 10th,, a Texas Historical marker honoring Alma Ward Hamrick was dedicated at the San Saba Garden Club. The program was opened by The San Saba County Historical Commission Chairman, David Williams, who called on Tom Alston for a prayer and Rebecca Whitely to lead the National Anthem.Mrs. Hamrick was remembered with stories told by Paula Barrier, who was her neighbor as a child and Betty Jo Miller who was Mrs. Hamrick’s student. Marilynn Johanson, Aileen Roberts and Nelda Weatherby shared stories of Mrs. Hamrick’s newspaper career, her important role at the Garden Club and how important she was to preserving San Saba County’s history. Mrs. Hamrick’s four grandchildren then shared their memories of “Bama” and their grandfather. Before the grandchildren unveiled the marker, Jerry Blankenship described the process of getting a Historical Marker from the Texas Historical Commission.Following the ceremony refreshments were provided by the San Saba Garden Club and the Hamrick family visited their grandmother’s exhibit at the San Saba County Historical Museum which she had helped to found. The marker dedication coincided with the delivery of the third edition of Alma Ward Hamrick’s The Call of the San Saba.