Near Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
one-half mile west to townsite of
Settlers came in and a church and school were begun.
In 1913, however, the railroad bypassed town. Efforts to start “New Hurley”—on the rail line—failed. After Muleshoe became county seat, 1918, Hurley expired.
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3752.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 34° 15.83′ N, 102° 43.399′ W. Marker is near Muleshoe, Texas, in Bailey County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 214 and County Route 1033, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 214. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Muleshoe TX 79347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 milesOld Muleshoe Ranch Cookhouse (approx. 2.2 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Mule (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Founding of Bailey County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bailey County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Harden A. Douglass (approx. 2.9 miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Muleshoe.
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