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Near Eldorado in Schleicher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Schleicher County

 
 
Schleicher County Marker<br>Inscription Tablet (Missing) image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 27, 2017
1. Schleicher County Marker
Inscription Tablet (Missing)
The inscription tablet of the marker is missing. If you have a picture of the missing tablet, please add it to this page using the Add Photo link above.
Inscription. Formed from Crockett County. Created April 1, 1887. Organized July 9, 1901. Named in honor of Gustav Schleicher, 1823-1879. Pioneer German settler, member of the Texs Legislature, member of the United States Congress. County seat, El Dorado. First bale of cotton, 1904.
 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 4405.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. Marker has been damaged. 30° 53.362′ N, 100° 35.072′ W. Marker is near Eldorado, Texas, in Schleicher County. Marker is on U.S. 277 0.6 miles north of County Road 302, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eldorado TX 76936, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 13 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Site of Verand (approx. 2.8 miles away); Christopher Columbus Doty (approx. 12.2 miles away); Site of Mark Fury Ranch Stage Stand (approx. 13 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is a Texas Centennial highway marker. The inscription tablet on top of the marker and the Texas Highway Department star medallion are missing.
Schleicher County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 27, 2017
2. Schleicher County Marker
Inscription plate and Texas Highway Department medallion are missing
The pink granite stone base remains.
 
Also see . . .  Schleicher County. From the Texas State Historical Association's "Handbook of Texas Online". (Submitted on June 3, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Marker at US 277 Roadside Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 27, 2017
3. Marker at US 277 Roadside Park
Marker on East Side of US 277 at Roadside Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 27, 2017
4. Marker on East Side of US 277 at Roadside Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 175 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 3, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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