Muleshoe in Bailey County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Old Muleshoe Ranch Cookhouse
Built in Parmer County about 1897. Bought and moved here about 1902.
Dodge City couple moving to Texas found shoe thrown by mule. Used it for good luck and as branding iron on ranch to which this old cookhouse belonged.
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3531.)
Location. 34° 14.336′ N, 102° 44.792′ W. Marker is in Muleshoe, Texas, in Bailey County. Marker is at the intersection of West Ash Avenue and Taylor Street, on the right when traveling west on West Ash Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Muleshoe TX 79347, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bailey County (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Founding of Bailey County (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Mule (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Hurley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Bailey County Cemetery (approx. 3½ miles away); XIT Ranch South Line (approx. 4 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2014, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.