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

G. W. Smith Home

 
 
G. W. Smith Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. G. W. Smith Home Marker
Inscription.  Built 1914 for eldest son of Hank Smith, the first settler on South Plains of West Texas. Constructed of shiplap with three rooms on each side of hall. Veneered with rock from nearby canyon in 1936.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2089.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
 
Location. 33° 48.537′ N, 101° 12.33′ W. Marker is near Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is on County Highway 211, 0.4 miles south of County Highway 116, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mount Blanco Community (approx. 2.4 miles away); Big Four School (approx. 5.3 miles away); Main Supply Camp on Historic Mackenzie Trail (approx. 10.1 miles away); Texas Ranger Campsite (approx. 10.1 miles away); Battle of the Freshwater Fork of the Brazos
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(approx. 10.1 miles away); Two-Buckle Ranch Headquarters (approx. 10.1 miles away); Old Dewey Lake (approx. 10.1 miles away); J. J. Pierce (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
 
G. W. Smith Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. G. W. Smith Home Marker
G. W. Smith Home image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. G. W. Smith Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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