Near Blackwell in Coke County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1973.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 32° 2.745′ N, 100° 14.759′ W. Marker is near Blackwell, Texas, in Coke County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 277 and Fort Chadbourne Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 277. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Fort Chadbourne historical site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 651 Fort Chadbourne Rd, Bronte TX 76933, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Route of the Southern Overland Mail Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Southern Overland Mail, 1858-1861 (approx. 2.8 miles away); Indian Rock Shelters (approx. Site of Old Communities of Mazeland and Wilmeth (approx. 8.8 miles away); Valley Creek Station (approx. 10.4 miles away); Townsite of Marie (approx. 10½ miles away); James Franklin Byrd (approx. 10.8 miles away); Hayrick (approx. 10.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackwell.
Also see . . . Fort Chadbourne. Official website of the Fort Chadbourne Foundation. (Submitted on October 10, 2014.)
Categories. • Communications • Forts, Castles • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 10, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.