Near Crowell in Foard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Cottle, and Know Counties
Created †††††March 3, 1891
Organized †††††April 27, 1891
Named in Honor of
Robert L. Foard
1831 - 1898
A Confederate Officer
Prominent Lawyer of Columbus
Crowell, the County Seat
Traversed by a Railroad in 1908
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 1933.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 34° 1.599′ N, 99° 43.439′ W. Marker is near Crowell, Texas, in Foard County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 6 one mile north of County Road 214, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at picnic rest area on west side of highway. Marker is in this post office area: Crowell TX 79227, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Old Pease City (approx. 2.4 miles away); Quanah Parker and the Comanches (approx. 2.8 miles away); Robert L. Foard (approx. 3 miles away); Foard Co Foard County Courthouse (approx. 3 miles away); First Officials of Foard County (approx. 3 miles away); Pease River Battlefield (approx. 3.1 miles away); Medicine Mound Community (approx. 13.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crowell.
Also see . . . Foard County. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 13, 2015.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 4 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.