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Albany in Shackelford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Texas Cattle Trail

 
 
Texas Cattle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2015
1. Texas Cattle Trail Marker
Inscription.

In Memory of
Texas Cattle
Trail

To Dodge City, Kansas
and Other Northern Points.
18751890

 
Erected 1964. (Marker Number 5250.)
 
Location. 32° 43.384′ N, 99° 17.829′ W. Marker is in Albany, Texas, in Shackelford County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Main Street (U.S. 283) and S. 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north on S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located on the west side of the grounds of the Shackelford County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 S. Main St, Albany TX 76430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Producing Oil Well in West Texas (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Col. William E. Dyess (a few steps from this marker); James Robert Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral Emory Arden Grantham (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Colonel William Edwin Dyess (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. General Robert Boyd Williams (within
Texas Cattle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2015
2. Texas Cattle Trail Marker
shouting distance of this marker); The Rev. John Brown, Clara Barton and the 1886-1887 Drought Relief (within shouting distance of this marker); Shackelford County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Also see . . .  Western Trail. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on July 17, 2015.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles
 
Texas Cattle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2015
3. Texas Cattle Trail Marker
On the west side of the grounds of the Shackelford County Courthouse
Western Cattle Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2015
4. Western Cattle Trail Marker
Located near the Texas Cattle Trail marker, this cement post marks the route of the Western Cattle Trail
View to North Along Main Street (US 283) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2015
5. View to North Along Main Street (US 283)
View to South Along Main Street (US 283) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 27, 2015
6. View to South Along Main Street (US 283)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 17, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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