Claude in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Claude Monroe Ayers
Locomotive engineer piloting the first Fort Worth & Denver passenger train to reach here, 1887. Town was given his name.
Recorded - 1971
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 908.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars.
Location. 35° 7.871′ N, 101° 22.826′ W. Marker is in Claude, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is on County Road 14, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Claude TX 79019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Claude Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles H. Roan (about 600 feet away); Armstrong County Jail (approx. 1.8 miles away); Early Sheriffs (approx. 1.8 miles away); "The Claude News" (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Baptist Church of Claude (approx. 1.9 miles away); Charles Howard Roan The Great Panhandle Indian Scare of 1891 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claude.
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