Near Brownfield in Terry County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Formed from Young and Bexar territories
Created August 21, 1876
Organized June 28, 1904
Named in honor of Colonel Benjamin Franklin Terry 1821-1861
Leader of the famous Terry's Texas Rangers
Brownfield, the county seat primarily a farming area.
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 5233.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 21, 1876.
Location. 33° 10.854′ N, 102° 6.498′ W. Marker is near Brownfield, Texas, in Terry County. Marker is on U.S. 380 0.6 miles east of County Road 585, on the right when traveling east. The marker is in the Brownfield, Texas Picnic Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brownfield TX 79316, 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. Buffalo Soldier Tragedy of 1877 in Lynn County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Maids and Matrons Club (approx. 9.3 miles away); Terry County's First Jail (approx. A.M. Brownfield Home (approx. 9.3 miles away); Oil and Gas (approx. 9.7 miles away); Farming (approx. 9.7 miles away); Business (approx. 9.7 miles away); Ranching (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownfield.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.