Near Miami in Roberts County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Created, August 21, 1876
Organized, January 10, 1889
Named in honor of
John S. Roberts
A signer of the Texas Declaration
of Independence, and
Oran Milo Roberts
Governor of Texas, 1878-1882
County seat, Miami,
to October, 1889
Parnell, to August 1, 1898
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4292.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 35° 44.067′ N, 100° 34.55′ W. Marker is near Miami, Texas, in Roberts County. Marker is on U.S. 60 1.1 miles west of Ranch to Market Road 3367, on the left 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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fossil Beds ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Roadside Park ( approx. 1.9 miles away); Roberts County Courthouse ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Colonel O. M. Roberts ( approx. 4.4 miles away); Miami Railroad Depot Cottage Hotel ( approx. 4.6 miles away); Route of Marcy Trail ( approx. 10.4 miles away); Gen. Nelson Miles Expedition ( approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miami.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
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