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Mobeetie in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Emanuel Dubbs

(1843 - 1929)

 
 
Emanuel Dubbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
1. Emanuel Dubbs Marker
Inscription. First county judge in Texas Panhandle and in Wheeler County, Dubbs was born in Ohio. Came to know Texas as a buffalo hunter, and was in famous Indian Battle of Adobe Walls, 1874. Gained wide respect when, as judge, he had a lawless U.S. marshal arrested. He served 1879-1880; 1885-1890.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1469.)
 
Location. 35° 30.618′ N, 100° 26.553′ W. Marker is in Mobeetie, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker can be reached from Dickerson Street half a mile south of Texas Highway 152, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at flagpole in front of old jail in Old Mobeetie. Marker is in this post office area: Mobeetie TX 79061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain G. W. Arrington (here, next to this marker); Fort Elliot Flagpole (here, next to this marker); Frank Willis, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Temple Lea Houston (here, next to this marker); Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobeetie
Emanuel Dubbs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
2. Emanuel Dubbs Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Mobeetie Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Fort Elliott (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobeetie.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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