Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created August 21, 1876
Organized November 5, 1918
Named in honor of
Peter James Bailey
A Kentucky lawyer
killed in defending the Alamo
Muleshoe, the County Seat
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 276.)
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 November 5, 1879.
Location. 34° 13.456′ N, 102° 43.556′ W. Marker is in Muleshoe, Texas, in Bailey County. Marker is on South 1st Street (State Highway 214) south of West Avenue C, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 South 1st Street, Muleshoe TX 79347, 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. The Founding of Bailey County (here, next to this marker); The Mule (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Muleshoe Ranch Cookhouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Quanah Parker TrailOld Hurley (approx. 2.7 miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 3 miles away); Harden A. Douglass (approx. 4.9 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muleshoe.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.