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Roby in Fisher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fisher County

 
 
Fisher County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, December 4, 2018
1. Fisher County Marker
Inscription.  Site of old Indian trail from Mexico to settlements on Texas frontier. In this region in 1856, Colonel Robert E. Lee, then commanding the famed U.S. Second Cavalry (and later General-in-Chief of the Confederate Army), campaigned against the Indians.

County formed from Young and Bexar territories. Created 1876. Settled in 1877. Organized 1886. Named for Samuel Rhoads Fisher (1794-1839), a signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence, Secretary of the Navy in the Republic of Texas, 1836.

Roby, county seat, named for landowners.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1902.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 32° 44.727′ N, 100° 22.647′ W. Marker is in Roby, Texas, in Fisher County. Marker is at the intersection of North Concho Street (State Highway 70) and South 1st Street (U.S. 180), on the right when traveling
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north on North Concho Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 N Concho St, Roby TX 79543, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Organization of Fisher County (here, next to this marker); Woods Chapel Cemetery (approx. 10.2 miles away); Newman Community and Cemetery (approx. 13 miles away); Site of Hitson Community (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Fisher County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, December 4, 2018
2. Fisher County Marker
Fisher County Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, December 4, 2018
3. Fisher County Marker Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 266 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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