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

Yellowhouse Canyon

 
 
Yellowhouse Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
1. Yellowhouse Canyon Marker
Inscription. Known to Spanish explorers of the 17th and 18th centuries - Described by Albert Pike who visited the region in 1832 - The last battle in Lubbock County between White buffalo hunters and the red men who had called the plains their own occurred on this site in 1877
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14862.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 33° 35.562′ N, 101° 50.131′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker is on Cesar E. Chavez Drive 0.2 miles north of Parkway Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lubbock TX 79401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forks of the Brazos (approx. 0.4 miles away); Prairie Dog Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Migrant Labor Camps of Lubbock County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mackenzie Scout Trail (approx. mile away); A Tribute to Cotton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Colonel T. S. Lubbock / Texas in the Civil War
Yellowhouse Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
2. Yellowhouse Canyon Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); First Methodist Church of Lubbock (approx. one mile away); F W & D South Plains Railway Depot (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Categories. ExplorationNative Americans
 
Yellowhouse Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 9, 2017
3. Yellowhouse Canyon Marker
View south on Cesar E. Chavez Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 111 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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