Near Miami in Roberts County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Historic Roadside Park
The Texas Highway Department launched its roadside park program in 1933 to provide safe places for motorists to relax and eat during their travels. Native stone and plantings were often used to create a natural park atmosphere. Today, hundreds of picnic areas and rest areas dot Texas' Highways, continuing the state's legacy of safe and convenient roadside parks.
Location. 35° 44.734′ N, 100° 32.673′ W. Marker is near Miami, Texas, in Roberts County. Marker is on U.S. 60 0.8 miles east of Ranch to Market Road 3367, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Miami TX 79059, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fossil Beds (approx. 0.8 miles away); Roberts County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Roberts County Courthouse (approx. 6.3 miles away); Colonel O. M. Roberts Miami Railroad Depot (approx. 6.4 miles away); Cottage Hotel (approx. 6˝ miles away); Route of Marcy Trail (approx. 8˝ miles away); Gen. Nelson Miles Expedition (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.