Near Miami in Roberts County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, January 10, 1889
Named in honor of
John S. Roberts
A signer of the Texas Declaration
of Independence, and
Oran Milo Roberts
Governor of Texas, 1878-1882
County seat, Miami,
to October, 1889
Parnell, to August 1, 1898
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4292.)
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 January 10, 1928.
Location. 35° 44.067′ N, 100° 34.55′ W. Marker is near Miami, Texas, in Roberts County. Marker is on U.S. 60, 1.1 miles west of Ranch to Market Road 3367, on the left 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fossil Beds (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 1.9 miles away); Miami Cemetery Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 4.3 miles away); Roberts County Courthouse (approx. 4.4 miles away); Colonel O. M. Roberts (approx. 4.4 miles away); Miami Railroad Depot (approx. 4˝ miles away); Cottage Hotel (approx. 4.6 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 483 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.