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Near Novice in Runnels County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ranger Peak

 
 
Ranger Peak Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
1. Ranger Peak Marker
Inscription. Named for Company E, Texas Rangers, which was stationed ½ mile east of peak in 1874. Atop peak, Rangers (under Capt. W.J. “Jeff” Maltby) kept a lookout for Indians. Outfit was part of the Frontier Battalion, organized to protect Texas settlers on frontier stretching from Red River to the Nueces. Camp was abandoned in 1876.
 
Erected 1970 by Texas Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4198.)
 
Location. 32° 2.339′ N, 99° 44.999′ W. Marker is near Novice, Texas, in Runnels County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 382 0.3 miles north of County Road 189, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winters TX 79567, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ranger Campsite (here, next to this marker); Cotton Production in Runnels County (here, next to this marker); Counts Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Old Townsite of Content (approx. 0.9 miles away); Atoka Cemetery (approx. 5.5 miles away); Crews (approx. 7.4 miles away); Jim Ned Creek (approx. 11.6 miles away); Pioneer Physician J.D. Windham (approx. 13.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Novice.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
2. Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers
Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
3. Cotton Production in Runnels County, Ranger Peak, and Ranger Campsite Markers
View to the east across Farm to Market Road 382
View to North Along Farm to Market Road 382 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
4. View to North Along Farm to Market Road 382
View to South Along Farm to Market Road 382 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
5. View to South Along Farm to Market Road 382
Part of Ranger Peak image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 18, 2014
6. Part of Ranger Peak
View to northwest from marker location
North Side of Ranger Peak image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 20, 2014
7. North Side of Ranger Peak
View to southwest from County Road 190
South Side of Ranger Peak image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, November 20, 2014
8. South Side of Ranger Peak
View to north from Farm to Market Road 382
Marker on right side of road at top of hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 24, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   7, 8. submitted on November 26, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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