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Near Earth in Lamb County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Spring Lake

 
 
Spring Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
1. Spring Lake Marker
Inscription. Indian camp and watering place extensively used in hunting buffalo. Became cattle territory in 1882 when Tom Lynch drove his herds from New Mexico.
After acquisition by the Capitol Syndicate this became headquarters of largest division of the XIT Ranch.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 5018.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.033′ N, 102° 29.973′ W. Marker is near Earth, Texas, in Lamb County. Marker is on U.S. 70 0.1 miles west of County Highway 99, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Earth TX 79031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Irrigation Well in Lamb County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Earth (approx. 5.2 miles away); Springlake-Earth School (approx. 8.3 miles away); Springlake Cemetery (approx. 9.7 miles away); The J. W. Carter Family and the 7-Up Ranch (approx. 11.5 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureAnimals
 
Spring Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
2. Spring Lake Marker
Spring Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
3. Spring Lake Marker
View East on highway US-70.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 142 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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