Brady in McCulloch County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
After leaving Cow Gap (likely so named from Cow Creek, about 500 yards west of this marker), it went northwest and over the Colorado at "Beef Crossing" in Waldrip's Bend, then to Coleman, Baird, Fort Griffin and Vernon, spanning Red River at Doan's Crossing. Northward through Indian country it went to Dodge City, Kansas, and later into Wyoming and Montana.
This trail was of great worth to the territories it traversed.
Erected 1970. (Marker Number 5765.)
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brady TX 76825, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lohn Cemetery (approx. 4.7 miles away); Curtis Airfield (approx. 6.7 miles away); Union Passenger Depot (approx. 8.7 miles away); McCulloch County Jail (approx. 8.9 miles away); General Ben McCulloch, C.S.A. (approx. 8.9 miles away); McCulloch County (approx. 8.9 miles away); McCulloch County Courthouse (approx. 8.9 miles away); Onion Creek Indian Fight (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brady.
Also see . . . Western Trail. The Handbook of Texas, Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on March 25, 2015.)
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