Near Smyer in Hockley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Spade Ranch
Ellwood's descendants still own and operate the Spade.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5430.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture.
Location. 33° 35.253′ N, 102° 12.397′ W. Marker is near Smyer, Texas, in Hockley County. Marker is on State Highway 114, 0.6 miles east of Hummingbird Road, on the right when traveling west. Marker is 2.4 miles west of Smyer. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6263 East TX114, Smyer TX 79367, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are City of Levelland (approx. 9.8 miles away); Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 10 miles away); Reese AFB Texas (approx. 10.2 miles away); Reese Air Force Base (approx. 10.4 miles away); Hockley County (approx. 10.6 miles away); Ropesville Cemetery (approx. 12.3 miles away); Ropesville Resettlement Project (approx. 12.7 miles away); a different marker also named Ropesville Resettlement Project (approx. 12.7 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4. submitted on February 28, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.