Near Panhandle in Carson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Thomas Cree Homesite
(Right Side Plaque):
Texas High Plains
Set front dugout home by
Thomas Cree 1888
Good luck symbol of settlers
throughout drouth, blizzard and heat.
Cree's bois d'arc tree
died in the 1970s. County
residents planted a new
tree here in 1990 as a
memorial to the area's
(Left Side Plaque):
The 33rd Anniversary National Convention, Men's Garden Clubs of America, meeting at Amarillo, June 14-17, 1965, formally recognized and paid tribute to
Erected 1980 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5467.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 2011.
Location. 35° 18.638′ N, 101° 27.687′ W. Marker is near Panhandle, Texas, in Carson County. Marker is on U.S. 60, 4.9 miles west of Texas Highway 207, on the left when traveling west. Marker is in the center, on a post with two other markers. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Panhandle TX 79068, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 33rd Anniversary National Convention (here, next to this marker); First Tree (here, next to this marker); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 5 miles away); Oldest Bank in the Texas Panhandle (approx. 5.1 miles away); The John F. Weatherlys (approx. 5.1 miles away); Callaghan Memorial Library (approx. 5.1 miles away); Old County Bookmobile (approx. 5.1 miles away); Carson County (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panhandle.
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