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Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Muleshoe Ranch Cookhouse

 
 
Cookhouse - Muleshoe Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
1. Cookhouse - Muleshoe Ranch Marker
Inscription.
Built in Parmer County about 1897. Bought and moved here about 1902.

Dodge City couple moving to Texas found shoe thrown by mule. Used it for good luck and as branding iron on ranch to which this old cookhouse belonged.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3531.)
 
Location. 34° 14.336′ N, 102° 44.792′ W. Marker is in Muleshoe, Texas, in Bailey County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ash Avenue and Taylor Street, on the right when traveling west on West Ash Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Muleshoe TX 79347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bailey County (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Founding of Bailey County (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Hurley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 3.5 miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 4 miles away).
 
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Cookhouse - Muleshoe Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
2. Cookhouse - Muleshoe Ranch Marker
Cookhouse - Muleshoe Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
3. Cookhouse - Muleshoe Ranch
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 9 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.
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