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Whitesboro in Grayson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Diamond Horse Ranch

 
 
Diamond Horse Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
1. Diamond Horse Ranch Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1850 by James R. and John Diamond, joined later by their brother George, who had founded paper that today is Houston "Post." Station, 1858-1861, on Butterfield Stage Line. The Diamond brothers were political leaders and active in Texas frontier defense and Masonry. James is buried here.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7355.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureAnimalsCemeteries & Burial SitesCommunicationsFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 33° 39.351′ N, 96° 55.677′ W. Marker is in Whitesboro, Texas, in Grayson County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Highway 56) 1.1 miles east of U.S. 82, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Main Street, Whitesboro TX 76273, 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. Diamond Station (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Park (within shouting distance of this marker);
Diamond Horse Ranch & other markers. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
2. Diamond Horse Ranch & other markers.
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Whitesboro (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gainesville (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Cross Timbers (approx. 6.4 miles away); F.M. Dougherty (approx. 11½ miles away); William Owen Davis (approx. 11½ miles away); Fairview Cemetery (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitesboro.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Nearby Diamond Station marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
3. Nearby Diamond Station marker.
View of Diamond Horse Ranch Marker back towards downtown Whitesboro. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
4. View of Diamond Horse Ranch Marker back towards downtown Whitesboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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Oct. 2, 2022