Near Throckmorton in Throckmorton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Great Western Trail
Erected 2009 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15927.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
Location. 33° 12.824′ N, 99° 11.815′ W. Marker is near Throckmorton, Texas, in Throckmorton County. Marker is on U.S. 283, 1.9 miles north of Texas Highway 79, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Throckmorton TX 76483, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Throckmorton County (approx. 1.8 miles away); Throckmorton County Jail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Throckmorton County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Throckmorton County Courthouse (approx. 2.7 miles away); Camp Cooper, C.S.A. (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Great Western Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Bush Knob Massacre (approx. 8.7 miles away); Capt. Marcy Meets Chief Senaco (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Throckmorton.
Also see . . . Western Trail. From the Texas State Historical Association’s “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 27, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 27, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.