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Mobeetie in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Emanuel Dubbs

(1843 - 1929)

 
 
Emanuel Dubbs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
1. Emanuel Dubbs Marker
Inscription.  First county judge in Texas Panhandle and in Wheeler County, Dubbs was born in Ohio. Came to know Texas as a buffalo hunter, and was in famous Indian Battle of Adobe Walls, 1874. Gained wide respect when, as judge, he had a lawless U.S. marshal arrested. He served 1879-1880; 1885-1890.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1469.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Law EnforcementSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1874.
 
Location. 35° 30.618′ N, 100° 26.553′ W. Marker is in Mobeetie, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker can be reached from Dickerson Street, half a mile south of Texas Highway 152, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at flagpole in front of old jail in Old Mobeetie. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mobeetie TX 79061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain G. W. Arrington (here, next to this marker); Fort Elliot Flagpole (here, next to this marker); Frank Willis, Sr. (here, next
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to this marker); Temple Lea Houston (here, next to this marker); Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobeetie (approx. half a mile away); Mobeetie Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Fort Elliott (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobeetie.
 
Emanuel Dubbs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
2. Emanuel Dubbs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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