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Near Matador in Motley County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Teepee City

 
 
Teepee City Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
1. Teepee City Marker
Inscription. Camp of early buffalo hunters. Only settlement west of Henrietta, north of Fort Griffin and south of Fort Elliott (now Mobeetie), 1875-1880. Headquarters of Texas Rangers under Captain G.W. Arrington at intervals, 1879-1881. Abandoned about 1886. First white child born in Motley County was Nora Cooper, born here in 1882. S.N. Armstrong, pioneer merchant, buried near this site.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 12939.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 0.415′ N, 100° 38.433′ W. Marker is near Matador, Texas, in Motley County. Marker is on U.S. 62 10 miles east of Matador, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matador TX 79244, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tee Pee City (here, next to this marker); The Motley County Railroad (approx. 9.9 miles away); Motley County Jail (approx. 10.4 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 10.4 miles away); Traweek House
Teepee City Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
2. Teepee City Markers
(approx. 10.6 miles away); Motley County (approx. 10.8 miles away); Bob's Oil Well (approx. 10.8 miles away); Matador Ranch (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matador.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 127 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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