Near Putnam in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Hittson Ranch Headquarters on Battle Creek
Erected 1984 by Callahan County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2499.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1840.
Location. 32° 22.958′ N, 99° 8.213′ W. Marker is near Putnam, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 2945, 0.3 miles east of County Road 425, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Putnam TX 76469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burkett Pecan Tree (approx. 1˝ miles away); Dothan CemeteryScranton Cemetery (approx. 5˝ miles away); Site of Scranton Academy (approx. 5.6 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away); Military Telegraph Line (approx. 8.7 miles away); Atwell Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Cisco (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Putnam.
More about this marker. Although the marker is a county marker, the Texas Historical Commission has assigned Marker Number 2499 to the marker.
Also see . . . John Hittson. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on December 1, 2014.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 1, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.