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

Shade's Well

Site two miles south

 
 
Shade's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 17, 2012
1. Shade's Well Marker
Inscription. From this famous well, cattlemen watered their herds of thousands of stock while waiting shipment over the Rock Island Railroad, after long trail drives to the end of the track near old Tyrone. The well was located by J. U. Shade and H. B. Fore in 1888. It was managed by Zachariah Cain to 1901 ~ end of cattle trail days.
 
Erected 1957 by Oklahoma Historical Society and State Highway Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oklahoma Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 57.035′ N, 101° 4.386′ W. Marker is in Tyrone, Oklahoma, in Texas County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 54 and County Highway D, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 54. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tyrone OK 73951, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panhandle Baptists ( approx. half a mile away); Eureka ( approx. 6.7 miles away); Original Hand-Dug Well ( approx. 9.9 miles away in Kansas); Graham–Hoeme Chisel Plow ( approx. 10.1 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty
Shade's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 17, 2012
2. Shade's Well Marker
( approx. 10.5 miles away in Kansas); The Pioneer Mother of Kansas ( approx. 10.5 miles away in Kansas); Liberal Memorial Library ( approx. 10.5 miles away in Kansas); International Pancake Day ( approx. 10.5 miles away in Kansas).
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
Shade's Well Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 17, 2012
3. Shade's Well Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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