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

The Frisco Trailway

This Site is One Mile North of the Starting Point of

 
 
The Frisco Trailway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
1. The Frisco Trailway Marker
Inscription. Click to hear the inscription.  Important in development of Sutton County. 100-mile Market Lane, used 1900-1930. Built by E.F. Tillman (agent, Fort Worth & Rio Grande Railway), to move cattle via Fort McKavett and Menard to railhead at Brady. Fenced and 250 feet wide (generally), lane had watered holdover traps every 10 to 15 miles.

(incise): Marker in memory of Joe B. Ross, historian.
 
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5341.)
 
Location. 30° 34.323′ N, 100° 38.618′ W. Marker is in Sonora, Texas, in Sutton County. Marker is on East Poplar Street east of South Water Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the courthouse grounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 East Oak Street, Sonora TX 76950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel John S. Sutton (within shouting distance of this marker); William Lee Miers (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert R. Cauthorn
The Frisco Trailway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, May 28, 2018
2. The Frisco Trailway Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Felipe & Tomasa Lara Virgen (within shouting distance of this marker); Leroy P. & Martha Ann Valliant (within shouting distance of this marker); Joe Berger (within shouting distance of this marker); Crawford Benton (Dutch) Wardlaw (within shouting distance of this marker); W.J. & Viola Gibbons Fields (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonora.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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