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Toyah in Reeves County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Toyah

 
 
Toyah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 12, 2015
1. Toyah Marker
Inscription. Began as division point, 1881, on T. & P. Railway, with shops, roundhouse, hotel, cafe. Water was hauled from Monahans and sold by the barrel. Stage took passengers and mail to Brogado. 1882. Cattle shipping brought cowboy-detective Charles Siringo here to look for rustlers.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5548.)
 
Location. 31° 18.715′ N, 103° 47.411′ W. Marker is in Toyah, Texas, in Reeves County. Marker is at the intersection of South Centre Street (Farm to Market Road 2903) and Interstate 20, on the right when traveling south on South Centre Street. Touch for map. Marker is on northwest corner of I-20 and FM 2903 (behind Big Cactus Patch). Marker is in this post office area: Toyah TX 79785, United States of America.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
Toyah Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 12, 2015
2. Toyah Marker
Toyah Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 12, 2015
3. Toyah Time Capsule
 
 
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 187 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 10, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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