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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ropesville, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Hockley County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Hockley County, TX (11) Bailey County, TX (16) Cochran County, TX (6) Hale County, TX (43) Lamb County, TX (21) Lubbock County, TX (92) Lynn County, TX (12) Terry County, TX (30) Yoakum County, TX (2)  HockleyCounty(11) Hockley County (11)  BaileyCounty(16) Bailey County (16)  CochranCounty(6) Cochran County (6)  HaleCounty(43) Hale County (43)  LambCounty(21) Lamb County (21)  LubbockCounty(92) Lubbock County (92)  LynnCounty(12) Lynn County (12)  TerryCounty(30) Terry County (30)  YoakumCounty(2) Yoakum County (2)
Location of Ropesville, Texas
    Hockley County (11)
    Bailey County (16)
    Cochran County (6)
    Hale County (43)
    Lamb County (21)
    Lubbock County (92)
    Lynn County (12)
    Terry County (30)
    Yoakum County (2)
 
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1Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — 16474 — Ropesville Cemetery
In 1917, local rancher I.L. Ellwood negotiated a deal with the Santa Fe railroad to build tracks through his Spade Ranch in order to connect the towns of Lubbock and Seagraves. Ellwood offered the company 85 acres in exchange for the construction of . . . Map (db m73528) HM
2Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — 4345 — Ropesville Resettlement Project
The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) was enacted in 1933 as part of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal Program to aid families during the country's Great Depression. The Rural Rehabilitation Division of that agency began in . . . Map (db m73530) HM
3Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — Ropesville Resettlement Project1936-1943
Farms 12 (Odus Payton), 20 (Aaron Ogden Dayton), 23 (Chester Clyde Dally), 29 (Hairston Alan Winkler), & 30 (Tilman Joseph Dunlap) were discontinued and the acreage divided among neighboring farms to make them larger.Map (db m163958) HM
4Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — 4874 — Site of Primrose SchoolAbout One-Half Mile Southwest
First public school in Hockley County; named for a wild prairie flower. In 1902 homesteaders had begun farming here. By 1909 their children needed education, so the parents hauled lumber by wagon from Big Spring (about 100 mi. S), donated labor, and . . . Map (db m73524) HM
 
 
  
 
May. 6, 2021