Goodnight in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
(1836 - 1929)
In Civil War, scout, guide and hunter for frontier regiment, Texas Cavalry, protecting settlers from Indian raids and Federal invasion.
With Oliver Loving, moved herds across arid west Texas and New Mexico lands dominated by Comanche Indians, establishing Goodnight-Loving trail northeast to U.S. forts
Founded old Goodnight College.
Erected 1964 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 813.)
Location. 35° 2.02′ N, 101° 10.974′ W. Marker is in Goodnight, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 287 and County Road 25, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 287. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarendon TX 79226, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Old Goodnight Ranch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Goodnight (approx. 0.3 miles away); Armstrong County Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner (approx. 11.3 miles away); Route of Coronado Expedition (approx. 11.3 miles away); Town of Claude (approx. 11.3 miles away); Boy Scout Troop No. 17 (approx. 11.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Goodnight.
Also see . . . Goodnight, Charles. Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on November 11, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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