Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Haskell in Haskell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail

 
 
Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 27, 2015
1. Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker
Inscription.

Capt. R.B. Marcy
Trail
1849 - 1858

 
Erected 1934 by American Legion - Haskell, Texas. (Marker Number 3204.)
 
Location. 33° 3.418′ N, 99° 45.726′ W. Marker is near Haskell, Texas, in Haskell County. Marker is on U.S. 277 0.1 miles north of W. Overton Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the right (east) side of the northbound lanes of US 277. Marker is in this post office area: Haskell TX 79521, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Mackenzie Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away); Haskell County Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Liberty Tree (approx. 7.1 miles away); Haskell County (approx. 7.1 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Swenson Land and Cattle Company Headquarters (approx. 8.1 miles away); St. John's Methodist (approx. 8.1 miles away); Stamford (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Haskell.
 
Also see . . .  Randolph Barnes Marcy. An article from the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online” about the U.S. Army
Relief Sculpture on the Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 27, 2015
2. Relief Sculpture on the Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker
officer for whom the trail is named. (Submitted on March 30, 2015.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Texas Historical Commission Comments
The Texas Historical Commission on the Texas Historic Sites Atlas provides the following comments on this marker:

State recognition of the Captain R. B. Marcy Trail marker as an Official Texas Historical Marker has been announced by Mrs. Sue Barfield Chairman of the Haskell County Historical Survey Committee. The marker is located 6.5 miles south of Haskell, Highway 27. Sponsored by the American Legion - Haskell Post at the time of its erection in about 1934, the marker commemorates the approximate spot where the Marcy Trail intersects the present highway.
    — Submitted March 30, 2015.

 
Categories. ExplorationRoads & Vehicles
 
Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 27, 2015
3. Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker
View to the east from US 277
Rear Side of Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 27, 2015
4. Rear Side of Capt. R.B. Marcy Trail Marker
View to the west
View to the North on Northbound Lanes of US 277 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 27, 2015
5. View to the North on Northbound Lanes of US 277
View to the South on Northbound Lanes of US 277 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, March 27, 2015
6. View to the South on Northbound Lanes of US 277
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 30, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
Paid Advertisement