Near Archer City in Archer County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Archer County Copper Mines
(¼ mile northeast and 5 miles to the south southeast)
The Boston & Texas Copper Company of Tucson, Ariz., leased the mine site here in 1899. It produced some copper ore which was processed in El Paso, but again the project failed to meet expectations
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 190.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources.
Location. 33° 38.816′ N, 98° 42.381′ W. Marker is near Archer City, Texas, in Archer County. Marker is on State Highway 25 4½ miles west of State Highway 79, on the right when traveling west. About 4½ miles northwest of Archer City. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Archer City TX 76351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maggie and Herod "Pap" Simpson (approx. 11.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2009, by Scott Essary of Archer City, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,775 times since then and 57 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on April 13, 2009, by Scott Essary of Archer City, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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