Van Horn in Culberson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
San Antonio-California Trail
(Three Miles South)
Erected 1968 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 12657.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 2.346′ N, 104° 53.819′ W. Marker was in Van Horn, Texas, in Culberson County. Marker was on Interstate 10 2˝ miles west of West Broadway Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Van Horn TX 79855, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this locationCulberson County (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Clark Hotel (approx. 3.9 miles away); Colonel David Culberson (approx. 4 miles away); Original Culberson County Jail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Van Horn Wells (approx. 12.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The State of Texas records that this marker was located in a "Roadside Park, 3 mi W of Van Horn on U.S. 80". US 80 through Van Horn has (as in other parts of the state) been replaced by Interstate 20. A local sheriff confirmed this rest stop was formerly on US 80.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on April 29, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2014, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.