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Follett in Lipscomb County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Follett

 
 
Follett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Follett Marker
Inscription. A gateway to Texas Panhandle's "Golden Spread". Founded as "Ivanhoe", on a site across state line, in Oklahoma. Town moved twice to locate on a railroad. Situated here in 1917, and renamed for Horace Follett, railroad surveyor.

Economy based on wheat, cattle, grain sorghums and (since 1950's) oil and gas production.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1935.)
 
Location. 36° 26.034′ N, 100° 8.213′ W. Marker is in Follett, Texas, in Lipscomb County. Marker is on East Ivanhoe Avenue east of North Young Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Follett TX 79034, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Follett United Methodist Church and Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairmont Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fairview Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away); Northeast Corner of Texas (approx. 7.6 miles away); Darrouzett Cemetery (approx. 11.4 miles away); Lipscomb Cemetery (approx.
Follett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Follett Marker
15.5 miles away); Lipscomb Union Church (approx. 15.7 miles away); Lipscomb County Courthouse (approx. 15.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Follett.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers
 
Follett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
3. Follett Marker
View west on East Ivanhoe Avenue (Texas Route 15)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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