Odessa in Ector County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
World's First Championship Jackrabbit Roping
Erected 1990 by Heritage of Odessa Foundation. (Marker Number 12.)
Location. 31° 50.986′ N, 102° 22.465′ W. Marker is in Odessa, Texas, in Ector County. Marker is at the intersection of West 8th Street and North Sam Houston Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West 8th Street. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Jackrabbit (here, next to this marker); Ector County Public Schools (a few steps from this marker); Odessa (a few steps from this marker); The Henderson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Waddell Pecan Tree (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of The Odessa Sanitarium (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ector County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Matthew D. Ector (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Odessa.
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