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Near Novice in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ranger Campsite

 
 
Ranger Campsite Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
1. Ranger Campsite Marker
Inscription. One-half mile east of here, some twenty-five to thirty Texas Rangers of Company E were stationed in 1874, under the command of Capt. W.J. “Jeff” Maltby. They kept sentries posted on nearby “Ranger Peak” to guard against Indians.
     Remains of a dry well they dug are still visible.
 
Erected 1970 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4195.)
 
Location. 32° 2.339′ N, 99° 44.999′ W. Marker is near Novice, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 382 0.3 miles north of County Road 189, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winters TX 79567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ranger Peak (here, next to this marker); Cotton Production in Runnels County (here, next to this marker); Counts Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Old Townsite of Content (approx. 0.9 miles away); Alec Simmons (approx. 1.3 miles away but has been reported missing); Atoka Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away); Crews (approx. 7.4 miles away); Jim Ned Creek (approx. 11.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Novice.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
2. Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers
Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
3. Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers
View to the east across Farm to Market Road 382
View to North Along Farm to Market Road 382 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
4. View to North Along Farm to Market Road 382
View to South Along Farm to Market Road 382 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
5. View to South Along Farm to Market Road 382
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 259 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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