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Near Quitaque in Briscoe County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Original Headquarters of the Quitaque Ranch

 
 
Site of Original Headquarters of the Quitaque Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, August 22, 2020
1. Site of Original Headquarters of the Quitaque Ranch Marker
Inscription.  

Established by the Baker brothers in 1877; bought in 1880 for Mrs. Cornelia Adair by Charles Goodnight. Together with the Palo Duro ranches it embraced more than one million acres acquired by Goodnight in 1887, later broken into smaller tracts.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4146.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWomen.
 
Location. 34° 16.846′ N, 101° 5.856′ W. Marker is near Quitaque, Texas, in Briscoe County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market Road 689. The marker can be reached from FM 689 by heading 1.21 miles south on road 293. Then turn to the west and go .19 miles. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quitaque TX 79255, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Resolution (approx. 2˝ miles away); Gasoline Cotton Gin (approx. 6.4 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 6.6 miles away); Resthaven Cemetery (approx. 7.2 miles away); Lake Theo Folsom Bison Kill Site
Site of Original Headquarters of the Quitaque Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, August 22, 2020
2. Site of Original Headquarters of the Quitaque Ranch Marker
(approx. 9.4 miles away); a different marker also named Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 10.2 miles away); William E. Schott (approx. 13 miles away); Bob Wills (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quitaque.
 
Quitaque Ranch Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, August 22, 2020
3. Quitaque Ranch Cemetery Entrance
Grey Mule Cemetery Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen Lowrey, August 22, 2020
4. Grey Mule Cemetery Sign
The featured marker can be reach by turning west at this sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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