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Near Pine Springs in Culberson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The “Committee of Five”

 
 
The U.S. Highway 180 Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 9, 2008
1. The U.S. Highway 180 Association Marker
Inscription. The U.S. Highway 180 Association salutes the inspiring leadership and dedication of the "Committee of Five" for their untiring efforts in the development and promotion of the Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

Dedicated to
Glenn Biggs of Abilene, TX
Claude Brown of McCamey, TX
Wm. Adair Gossett of Carlsbad, NM
John Ben Shepperd of Odessa, TX
Louis M. Whitlock of Carlsbad, NM.

 
Erected by The U.S. Highway 180 Association.
 
Location. 31° 53.655′ N, 104° 49.325′ W. Marker is near Pine Springs, Texas, in Culberson County. Marker can be reached from County Route 60 near U.S. 180. Touch for map. Marker is set on top of a stone wall near the visitor center. Marker is at or near this postal address: HC 60 Box 400, Salt Flat TX 79847, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stephen Tyng Mather (here, next to this marker); Groundbreaking for the Pine Springs Visitor Center (a few steps from this marker); Butterfield Overland Mail (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Airmen (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pinery
Marker set on top of stone wall. image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 9, 2008
2. Marker set on top of stone wall.
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Guadalupe Peak (approx. 3.1 miles away); El Paso Salt War (approx. 15.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Guadalupe Mountains National Park entrance sign image. Click for full size.
By Julie Szabo, February 9, 2008
3. Guadalupe Mountains National Park entrance sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. This page has been viewed 1,105 times since then and 64 times this year. Last updated on May 4, 2010, by James R. Kuntz of Warrenton, Missouri. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2008, by Julie Szabo of Oldsmar, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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