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Tulia in Swisher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

JA Ranch Cabin

(Originally located 12 miles east)

 
 
JA Ranch Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
1. JA Ranch Cabin Marker
Inscription.  Built about 1883, near a natural watering hole, as one of many line camps on the huge JA Ranch. Cowboys lived in these cabins year-round to ride range and keep 100 miles of fence in repair. A floor and new roof have been added.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1969
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2689.)
 
Location. 34° 32.103′ N, 101° 45.937′ W. Marker is in Tulia, Texas, in Swisher County. Marker is on Armstrong Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is at the Swisher County Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 127 SW Main Street, Tulia TX 79088, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Flynt Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swisher County (about 600 feet away); Ozark Trails Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Swisher County (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Methodist Church of Tulia (approx. ¼ mile away); Quanah Parker Trail
JA Ranch Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
2. JA Ranch Cabin Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Tulia Depot (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulia.
 
Additional comments.
1. JA Ranch brand
Although the marker may only appear to show "_A", this is an attempt to represent the JA Ranch brand. The brand is a "J" and "A" that share a common line and that looks very similar to the symbol on the marker.
    — Submitted July 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
JA Ranch Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 17, 2015
3. JA Ranch Cabin
JA Ranch Brand image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton
4. JA Ranch Brand
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 311 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   4. submitted on July 25, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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