Near Pyote in Ward County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
created February 26, 1887
organized March 29, 1892
Named in honor of
Thomas William Ward
At the storming of Bexar
Commissioner of the
General Land Office, 1841-1848
United States consul at
Monahans, County Seat
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 5715.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 31° 32.291′ N, 103° 4.048′ W. Marker is near Pyote, Texas, in Ward County. Marker is on Interstate 20 at milepost 69, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in roadside rest area on eastbound I-20 about 4.5 miles east of Pyote. Marker is in this post office area: Pyote TX 79777, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 381st Bomb Group (H) B17 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rattlesnake Bomber Base (approx. 3.8 miles away); Willow Springs (approx. 9.2 miles away); Christ The King Catholic Church (approx. 11 miles away).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.