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Farwell in Parmer County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Farwell, Texas

 
 
Farwell, Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
1. Farwell, Texas Marker
Inscription.  Named for John V. Farwell and C. B. Farwell. Builders of the Texas Capitol, 1882-1888, in exchange for three million acres of state land. Founders of the XIT Ranch, 1885.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1575.)
 
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° 23.088′ N, 103° 2.41′ W. Marker is in Farwell, Texas, in Parmer County. Marker is at the intersection of 3rd Street and Avenue D, on the left when traveling south on 3rd Street. Marker is on west side of court house square. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farwell TX 79325, 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. Parmer County (within shouting distance of this marker); Near Route of the Coronado Expedition (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopping-Aldridge House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oklahoma Lane (approx. 9 miles away); Norman Petty Studios
Farwell, Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
2. Farwell, Texas Marker
(approx. 10.4 miles away in New Mexico); Bovina United Methodist Church (approx. 12.6 miles away); Bovina Cemetery (approx. 12.8 miles away); Bovina (approx. 12.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farwell.
 
Farwell, Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 29, 2014
3. Farwell, Texas Marker
Parmer County Court House in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 431 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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