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

Crosbyton

 
 
Crosbyton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Crosbyton Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1908 on “Cutting Grounds” of C.B. Livestock Company which built a school, supply store, railroad and inn to encourage settlers. By 1911, had 1,000 citizens, was county seat.

Today is center of rich irrigated farm land. Home of Pioneer Museum. Gateway to White River Dam.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1116.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
 
Location. 33° 39.583′ N, 101° 14.328′ W. Marker is in Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Main Street, Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rock House (a few steps from this marker); Crosby County (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Clay Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Citizens National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lamar Building
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(about 300 feet away); Work Building (about 300 feet away); Crosby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Crosby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
 
Crosbyton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Crosbyton Marker
Crosbyton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Crosbyton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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