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Goodnight in Armstrong County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Town of Goodnight

 
 
Town of Goodnight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
1. Town of Goodnight Marker
Inscription.
Named in honor of
Charles Goodnight
1836-1929

Noted scout, Indian fighter and trail blazer
who established the first ranch
in the Texas Panhandle
in 1876
and is also known as
the Burbank of the Range

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 5528.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 35° 2.208′ N, 101° 11.183′ W. Marker is in Goodnight, Texas, in Armstrong County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 294 0.2 miles north of U.S. 287, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarendon TX 79226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles Goodnight (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Old Goodnight Ranch (approx. half a mile away); Armstrong County (approx. 11 miles away); Dr. and Mrs. Wm. A. Warner (approx. 11 miles away); Route of Coronado Expedition
Town of Goodnight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
2. Town of Goodnight Marker
(approx. 11 miles away); Town of Claude (approx. 11 miles away); Boy Scout Troop No. 17 (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goodnight.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Town of Goodnight Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 16, 2016
3. Town of Goodnight Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 14, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 14, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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