Near Miami in Roberts County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Historic Roadside Park
The Texas Highway Department launched its roadside park program in 1933 to provide safe places for motorists to relax and eat during their travels. Native stone and plantings were often used to create a natural park atmosphere. Today, hundreds of picnic areas and rest areas dot Texas' Highways, continuing the state's legacy of safe and convenient roadside parks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 35° 44.734′ N, 100° 32.673′ W. Marker is near Miami, Texas, in Roberts County. Marker is on U.S. 60, 0.8 miles east of Ranch to Market Road 3367, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami TX 79059, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fossil Beds (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roberts CountyMiami Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 6.2 miles away); Roberts County Courthouse (approx. 6.3 miles away); Colonel O. M. Roberts (approx. 6.3 miles away); Miami Railroad Depot (approx. 6.4 miles away); Cottage Hotel (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.