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Near Hartley in Hartley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hartley County

 
 
Hartley County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
1. Hartley County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
Created
August 21, 1876
Organized
February 5, 1891
Named in honor of two brothers
Oliver Cromwell
and
Rufus K. Hartley
Distinguished members of the
Texas Bar
Hartley, the county seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 2399.)
 
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 February 5, 1891.
 
Location. 35° 54.313′ N, 102° 24.441′ W. Marker is near Hartley, Texas, in Hartley County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of U.S. 87 and County Route K, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in rest area on east side of highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartley TX 79044, 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. St. James Church (approx. 12.4 miles away); Dallam/Hartley Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 12˝ miles away); Dalhart Army Air Field (approx. 12˝ miles away); James R. Fox, Jr. (approx. 12.6 miles away); Dalhart High School Boys World War II Memorial (approx. 12.6 miles away); Dallam County Courthouse (approx. 12.6 miles away); Texas Sesquicentennial (approx. 12.6 miles away); Dallam County (approx. 12.6 miles away).
 
Hartley County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
2. Hartley County Marker
Hartley County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 15, 2016
3. Hartley County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 569 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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