Near Vernon in Wilbarger County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Doan's Crossing on Red River
"You don't need much monument if the cause is good. It's only these monuments that are for no reason at all that has to be big. Good luck to you all anyhow.
Yours, Will Rogers.”
Dedicated to George W. Saunders, President of the Old Trail Driver's Association, "Who kept the trail records straight."
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1235.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 34° 20.592′ N, 99° 15.317′ W. Marker is near Vernon, Texas, in Wilbarger County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 924 near Farm to Market Road 2916, on the right when traveling north. 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); The Western Texas – Kansas Trail (here, next to this marker); Capt. John T. Lytle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Doans' Adobe Building Site of Beginning Trip of Abernathy Boys to New York City in 1910 (approx. 10.2 miles away in Oklahoma); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
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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 93 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.