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Near Vernon in Wilbarger County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Western Texas – Kansas Trail

1876 – 1895

 
 
The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
1. The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker
Inscription. In honor of the trail drivers who freed Texas from the yoke of debt and despair by their trails to the cattle markets of the far north; we dedicate this stone, symbol of their courage and fortitude, at the site of the Old Doan's Store, October 21-22, 1931.
 
Erected 1931 by Texans.
 
Location. 34° 20.595′ N, 99° 15.316′ W. Marker is near Vernon, Texas, in Wilbarger County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 924 and Farm to Market Road 2916, on the right when traveling north on Highway 924. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vernon TX 76384, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doan's Crossing (here, next to this marker); Doan's Crossing on Red River (here, next to this marker); Capt. John T. Lytle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Doans' Adobe Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Vernon Drugstore (was approx. 13.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); W. D. Berry Home (approx. 13.2 miles away); Thaddeus Edgar Johnson (approx. 13.2 miles away); Wilbarger County WWI Memorial (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
 
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The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
2. The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker
<i>rear of</i> The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
3. rear of The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker
Various cattle brands
The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker <i>on the far left</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
4. The Western Texas – Kansas Trail Marker on the far left
Three Historical Markers at Doan's Crossing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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