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

Site of the Trading Post

 
 
Site of the Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Site of the Trading Post Marker
Inscription.  Established by C. E. Jones in 1874 on the Jones & Plummer Trail which extended from Dodge City, Kansas, to Mobeetie. Here food and cloth were traded to Indians for hides and later ranchmen purchased general supplies hauled from Dodge City.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4907.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 36° 14.015′ N, 100° 42.422′ W. Marker is near Perryton, Texas, in Ochiltree County. Marker is on County Road U 1.6 miles east of U.S. 83, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryton TX 79070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ochiltree Cemetery (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ochiltree Townsite (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sheriff James Sidney Talley (approx. 6.8 miles away); Old Blasingame Home (approx. 12 miles away); George Morgan Perry
Site of the Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Site of the Trading Post Marker
(approx. 12.3 miles away); Colonel William B. Ochiltree (approx. 12.4 miles away); Plainview Hardware Company Building (approx. 12.6 miles away); Ochiltree County (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryton.
 
Site of the Trading Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
3. Site of the Trading Post Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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