Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Pampa in Gray County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gray County

 
 
Gray County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
1. Gray County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
Created August 21, 1876
Organized May 27, 1902

Named in Honor of
Peter W. Gray
1819–1874
Member of the First Legislature
of Texas
Member of the Confederate Congress
Appointed to the Texas Supreme
Bench in 1874

County seat, Lefors, 1902
Pampa, since 1928

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 15289.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 35° 32.027′ N, 100° 55.534′ W. Marker is near Pampa, Texas, in Gray County. Marker is on East Frederick Avenue (U.S. 60) 0.4 miles west of Texas Highway 171, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pampa TX 79065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woody Guthrie (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Methodist Church of Pampa (approx. 2 miles away); Pioneer Cottage (approx. 2 miles away); 1934 Pampa Post Office Building (approx.
Gray County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
2. Gray County Marker
2 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 2 miles away); Vittorio Emanuel von Brunow, M. D. (approx. 2 miles away); White Deer Land Building (approx. 2 miles away); First National Bank in Pampa (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pampa.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Gray County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
3. Gray County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement