Near Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Route of Marcy Trail
In 1853, this section was planned as part of the route for the first transcontinental railroad in America, but the Civil War shifted sentiment to northern routes. Its importance declined after the railroad came through this county, 1887.
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4369.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
Location. 35° 48.157′ N, 100° 24.655′ W. Marker is near Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker is on U.S. 60, half a mile west of U.S. 83, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Trails (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Lyman's Wagon Train BattleGen. Nelson Miles Expedition (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mary B. Isaacs (approx. 7˝ miles away); First Church Bell (approx. 7.7 miles away); First Baptist Church of Canadian (approx. 7.7 miles away); Jones Mansion (approx. 7.7 miles away); Hemphill County Jail (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canadian.
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