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Ganado in Jackson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ganado

 
 
Ganado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, May 24, 2019
1. Ganado Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1882 as a shipping point on New York, Texas & Mexican Railroad. Named Ganado (Spanish for "herd") by railroad official.

Became a boomtown in 1891-92 when Scandinavian immigrants settled area.

Today a farm, oil and shipping center.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2101.)
 
Location. 29° 2.471′ N, 96° 30.783′ W. Marker is in Ganado, Texas, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Putnam Avenue and 2nd Street, on the left when traveling east on East Putnam Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 East Putnam Avenue, Ganado TX 77962, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Bauve-Young-Payne Home (approx. 9 miles away); Macaroni Station (approx. 9.2 miles away); Early Jackson County (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Famous Lavaca-Navidad Meeting of 1835 (approx. 9.2 miles away); Brackenridge Cemetery (approx.
Ganado City Hall & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, May 24, 2019
2. Ganado City Hall & Marker
9.2 miles away); Jackson County, C.S.A. (approx. 9.2 miles away); Confederates of Jackson County (approx. 9.2 miles away); a different marker also named Jackson County (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the wall just left of the entrance to Ganado City Hall
 
Also see . . .
1. Story of Ganado in the Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Ganado in Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
3. City of Ganado's website. (Submitted on May 27, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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