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Whitesboro in Grayson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Diamond Horse Ranch

 
 
Diamond Horse Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
1. Diamond Horse Ranch Marker
Inscription. Founded 1850 by James R. and John Diamond, joined later by their brother George, who had founded paper that today is Houston "Post." Station, 1858-1861, on Butterfield Stage Line. The Diamond brothers were political leaders and active in Texas frontier defense and Masonry. James is buried here.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7355.)
 
Location. 33° 39.351′ N, 96° 55.677′ W. Marker is in Whitesboro, Texas, in Grayson County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Highway 56) 1.1 miles east of U.S. 82, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: West Main Street, Whitesboro TX 76273, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Diamond Station (here, next to this marker); Pioneer Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Whitesboro (approx. 1.3 miles away); Gainesville (approx. 6.3 miles away); The Cross Timbers (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
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Diamond Horse Ranch & other markers. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
2. Diamond Horse Ranch & other markers.
Nearby Diamond Station marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
3. Nearby Diamond Station marker.
View of Diamond Horse Ranch Marker back towards downtown Whitesboro. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
4. View of Diamond Horse Ranch Marker back towards downtown Whitesboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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