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Canyon in Randall County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

T-Anchor Ranch

Headquarters

 
 
T-Anchor Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. T-Anchor Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Built by Leigh R. Dyer, 1877, of logs cut from Palo Duro Canyon. Oldest surviving house in Texas Panhandle.

Dyer did first Panhandle farming. Sold 1878, to Gunter, Summerfield and Munson. Became center of area ranching and development.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1967
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5174.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Agriculture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1877.
 
Location. 34° 58.835′ N, 101° 54.979′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on 25th Street north of 4th Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canyon TX 79015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgia O'Keeffe in Canyon (within shouting distance of this marker); The Charles Goodnight Memorial Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Buffalo Courts (approx. 0.2 miles away); First National Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary E. Hudspeth House
T-Anchor Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. T-Anchor Ranch Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Shirley House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
T-Anchor Ranch Headquarters State Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 7, 2018
3. T-Anchor Ranch Headquarters State Plaque
T-Anchor Ranch Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
4. T-Anchor Ranch Headquarters
T-Anchor Ranch Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, July 7, 2018
5. T-Anchor Ranch Headquarters
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   3. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   4. submitted on December 11, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   5. submitted on July 20, 2018, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.

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