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Amarillo in Potter County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Amarillo

 
 
Amarillo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, May 21, 2020
1. Amarillo Marker
Inscription.  

County Seat, Potter County; founded in 1887. Incorporated 1892. Named for Arroyo Amarillo, Spanish name of nearby creek. Transportation, financial, cultural and medical center. Gateway to: Alibates Flint Quarry National Monument, Lake Meredith, Palo Duro State Park, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, Boys Ranch. (1965)
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 6114.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 35° 11.952′ N, 101° 49.001′ W. Marker is in Amarillo, Texas, in Potter County. Marker is on Ross Street, on the right when traveling south. The marker is in front of Tacos Garcia facing Ross Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Ross Street, Amarillo TX 79102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Refrigerator (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dash for Cash (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sacred (approx. 0.6 miles away); International Harvester Building
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(approx. ¾ mile away); Henry Bradley Sanborn (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Amarillo (approx. one mile away); Jons-Danner-Gilvin House (approx. one mile away); Rick Husband (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amarillo.
 
More about this marker. This marker appears to be the marker listed in the Texas Historical Commission website as marker 5375006114. It is listed at the address of 2200 Amarillo Boulevard, US 66/60. This is also a Tacos Garcia location.
 
Amarillo Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen Lowrey, May 21, 2020
2. Amarillo Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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