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

City of Ralls

 
 
City of Ralls Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. City of Ralls Marker
Inscription. Founded by John R. Ralls, who donated land for a townsite. He erected greater part of the business district and gave free sites plus much of the cost of building each church in town.

In 1911, he contributed 12 acres for school site. He also offered donation of 2,000 acres for site of Texas Technological College. Ralls, born in Culloden, Georgia, November 13, 1863; moved West in 1880's.

After settling litigation with C.B. Livestock Company, sponsors of towns of Crosbyton and Cedric, Ralls secured railroad station, 1916; city was incorporated January 6, 1922, after death of founder.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 891.)
 
Location. 33° 40.75′ N, 101° 23.034′ W. Marker is in Ralls, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Avenue and Watts Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in city park. Marker is in this post office area: Ralls TX 79357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Settlers of Ralls (here, next to this marker); John R. Ralls Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Ralls Cemetery
City of Ralls Marker <i>on the left</i> image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. City of Ralls Marker on the left
Early Settlers of Ralls Marker is on the right.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Emma (approx. 4.2 miles away); Emma Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Village of Cone (approx. 8 miles away); Farmer Community (approx. 8.4 miles away); Citizens National Bank (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ralls.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
City of Ralls, Main Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. City of Ralls, Main Avenue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 27, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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