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

Crane County

 
 
Crane County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2015
1. Crane County Marker
Inscription. Formed from Tom Green County Created February 26, 1887 Organized September 3, 1927. Named in honor of William Carey Crane 1816-1885. A Baptist minister President of Baylor University 1863-1885 Crane, The County Seat.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1105.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 30.199′ N, 102° 21.456′ W. Marker is near Crane, Texas, in Crane County. Marker is on U.S. 385 7.4 miles north of Texas Highway 329, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crane TX 79731, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Church and Fields Oil Discovery Well (here, next to this marker); William Carey Crane (approx. 7.4 miles away); Juan Cordona Lake (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Crane County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2015
2. Crane County Marker
Church and Fields Oil Discovery Well and Crane County Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 10, 2015
3. Church and Fields Oil Discovery Well and Crane County Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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