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Crosbyton in Crosby County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Rock House

 
 
The Rock House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. The Rock House Marker
Inscription. One of the historical land marks of this area is the site of the rock house located twelve miles north of Crosbyton in Blanco Canyon. As viewed from the entrance, the Crosby County Memorial Building which was erected in 1958 is a replica of this pioneer residence built by Uncle Hank Smith in 1877.
A general store including a post office was located here and upon this site the first white child was born in Crosby County.
 
Location. 33° 39.575′ N, 101° 14.322′ W. Marker is in Crosbyton, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Main Street, Crosbyton TX 79322, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crosbyton (a few steps from this marker); Crosby County (a few steps from this marker); Henry Clay Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Work Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lamar Building (about 300 feet away); Citizens National Bank (about 300 feet away); Crosby County Courthouse (about 500 feet away); J. J. Pierce (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crosbyton.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Rock House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. The Rock House Marker
The Rock House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. The Rock House Marker
Crosby County Memorial Building image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
4. Crosby County Memorial Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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