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

Lorenzo

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Lorenzo Marker
Inscription. Founded when Crosbyton-South Plains Railway ran first train here, April 10, 1911. Named for Lorenzo Dow, employee of C. B. Livestock Company, which promoted the town, and in 1914 encouraged area to plant cotton. Incorporated in 1924.

Now a center of cotton growing, with fine churches, school, businesses.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3123.)
 
Location. 33° 40.185′ N, 101° 32.191′ W. Marker is in Lorenzo, Texas, in Crosby County. Marker is on Van Buren Avenue north of 5th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorenzo TX 79343, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lorenzo Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Site of Estacado (approx. 5.9 miles away); Idalou Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away); Ralls Cemetery (approx. 7.8 miles away); Emma Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); John R. Ralls Building (approx. 8.8 miles away); Early Settlers of Ralls (approx. 8.8 miles away); City of Ralls (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorenzo.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Lorenzo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Lorenzo Marker
Lorenzo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Lorenzo Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 149 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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