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Near Crowell in Foard County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Foard County

 
 
Foard County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
1. Foard County Marker
Inscription.

Formed from Hardeman, King
Cottle, and Know Counties

Created †††††March 3, 1891
Organized †††††April 27, 1891

Named in Honor of
Robert L. Foard
1831 - 1898
A Confederate Officer
Prominent Lawyer of Columbus
Texas

Crowell, the County Seat
Traversed by a Railroad in 1908

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 1933.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 34° 1.599′ N, 99° 43.439′ W. Marker is near Crowell, Texas, in Foard County. Marker can be reached from State Highway 6 one mile north of County Road 214, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at picnic rest area on west side of highway. Marker is in this post office area: Crowell TX 79227, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Old Pease City (approx. 2.4 miles away); Crowell Schools (approx. 2.5 miles away); First Christian Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Quanah Parker and the Comanches
Foard County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
2. Foard County Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Robert L. Foard (approx. 3 miles away); Foard Co (approx. 3 miles away); Foard County Courthouse (approx. 3 miles away); First Officials of Foard County (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crowell.
 
Also see . . .  Foard County. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on March 13, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Foard County Marker in Highway Picnic Rest Area image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
3. Foard County Marker in Highway Picnic Rest Area
View to South of Highway Picnic Rest Area image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
4. View to South of Highway Picnic Rest Area
View to North of Highway Picnic Rest Area image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 7, 2015
5. View to North of Highway Picnic Rest Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 13, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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