Claude in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Farming was introduced after the railroad came through, 1887. County was organized in 1890. Present courthouse was built 1912.
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 202.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Animals • Government & Politics • Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
Location. 35° 6.573′ N, 101° 21.527′ W. Marker is in Claude, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is at the intersection of First Street (U.S. 287) and Trice Street, on the left when traveling west on First Street. Located at the Armstrong County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Trice Street, Claude TX 79019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner (here, next to this marker); Route of Coronado Expedition (here, next to this marker); Town of Claude Boy Scout Troop No. 17 (here, next to this marker); The Great Panhandle Indian Scare of 1891 (a few steps from this marker); Charles Howard Roan (a few steps from this marker); "The Claude News" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Sheriffs (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Claude.
Also see . . . Texas State Historical Association article on Armstrong County. (Submitted on December 10, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.