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Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Bailey County

 
 
Bailey County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
1. Bailey County Marker
Inscription.  
A part of Bexar Territory
1836-1876
Created August 21, 1876
Organized November 5, 1918
Named in honor of
Peter James Bailey
1812-1836
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.
 
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 13 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 Trail
Bailey County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
2. Bailey County Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Hurley (approx. 2.7 miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 3 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away); Oklahoma Lane (approx. 12.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muleshoe.
 
Bailey County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
3. Bailey County Court House
Bailey County Marker is on far left. The Founding of Bailey County Marker is in center of photo.
 
 
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 482 times since then and 35 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.
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