Boys Ranch in Oldham County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Historic LS
(Headquarters 3 miles southeast)
Memorable LS men included foreman J. E. McAlister, later a Channing merchant. One of the $25-a-month cowboys was E. L. Doheny, later a multi-millionaire oil man involved in 1920's Teapot Dome scandal.
Ownership of brand and 96,000 acres of LS range passed to Col. C. T. Herring, rancher and civic leader of Amarillo; his estate still operates it.
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5352.)
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boys Ranch TX 79010, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oldham County (here, next to this marker); Old Tascosa (here, next to this marker); Cal Farley's Boys Ranch (here, next to this marker); Boot Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tascosa Courthouse, 1884 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tascosa (approx. 0.6 miles away); Matador Cowboys Reunion Association (approx. 10.9 miles away); Hartley County Courthouse (approx. 10.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boys Ranch.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 22, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.