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Near Wellington in Collingsworth County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Collingsworth County

 
 
Collingsworth County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
1. Collingsworth County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Young and Bexar
Territories
Created Organized
August 21, 1876 November 4, 1890
Named in Honor of
James Collinsworth
1806-1838
The first Chief Justice of the
Republic of Texas. Signer of the
Declaration of Independence
at the Battle of San Jacinto
Secretary of State in Burnet's
cabinet
Wellington, The County Seat

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 951.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 53.538′ N, 100° 12.29′ W. Marker is near Wellington, Texas, in Collingsworth County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 83 and Texas Highway 203, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 83. Touch for map. Marker is located in grove of trees on west side of highway. Marker is in this post office area: Wellington TX 79095, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. O'Neil Building (approx. 2.6 miles away); First Methodist Church of Wellington (approx. 2.7 miles away); Methodism in Collingsworth County
Collingsworth County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
2. Collingsworth County Marker
(approx. 2.7 miles away); Collingsworth County Hospital (approx. 3 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 4.7 miles away); Rocking Chair "Ranche" (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Red River Plunge of Bonnie and Clyde (approx. 4.7 miles away); Capt. Randolph Marcy's Exploration Route through Collingsworth County (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellington.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Collingsworth County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 15, 2016
3. Collingsworth County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 267 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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