Farwell in Parmer County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Young and Bexar Territories
Created August 21, 1876
Organized May 7, 1907
Named in honor of
Came to Texas in 1825 and
located at Mound Prairie. A
leader in the Fredonian War in
1826. Signer of the Texas
Declaration of Independence
Died in 1850
County seat Parmerton, 1907
Farwell, since 1909
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 3946.)
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 May 7, 1885.
Location. 34° 23.082′ N, 103° 2.378′ W. Marker is in Farwell, Texas, in Parmer County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 3rd Street and Avenue D, on the left when traveling south. Marker is at southwest corner of court house. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 3rd Street, 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 Farwell, Texas (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); Olivet Cemetery (approx. 2˝ miles away); Oklahoma Lane (approx. 9 miles away); Norman Petty Studios (approx. 10˝ miles away in New Mexico); Bovina United Methodist Church (approx. 12.6 miles away); Bovina Cemetery (approx. 12.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farwell.
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