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By Bill Kirchner, June 7, 2017
Dickens Cemetery Marker
Texas (Dickens County), Dickens — 1218 — Dickens Cemetery
The only cemetery to serve the town of Dickens. This graveyard began in 1891, the same year the town was founded. Mrs. C. F. Jones, wife of pioneer settler and town barber C. F. Jones, died in 1891 and was buried by her husband at the foot of a hill . . . — Map (db m104711) HM
Texas (Dickens County), Dickens — 1219 — Dickens County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created August 21, 1876 Organized April 15, 1903 Dickens, County Seat — Map (db m104770) HM
Texas (Dickens County), Dickens — 11718 — Dickens Springs
At one time, water covered this area. Sandstone, the prominent rock around this site, is porous, causing exposed strata at canyon rims to form a natural drainage outlet for upland aquifers, making possible the existence of these springs. Situated at . . . — Map (db m104712) HM
Texas (Dickens County), Dickens — 4041 — Pitchfork Ranch
Irish-born Jerry Savage established an open range ranch at this site about 1879. In 1881, St. Louis businessman Eugene F. Williams and Texas cattleman Dan B. Gardner purchased the ranch and in 1883 joined forces with landholder Sam Lazarus to form . . . — Map (db m105092) HM
Texas (Dickens County), McAdoo — 12634 — Marshall Clinton Formby, Jr.(April 12, 1911 - December 27, 1984)
Born in Hopkins County in east Texas, Marshall Clinton Formby, Jr., moved with his family to McAdoo (3 mi. N) when he was five years old and spent his adult life working for the betterment of this part of the state. Educated at Texas Technological . . . — Map (db m105159) HM
Texas (Dickens County), Spur — 2043 — Fourth U.S. CavalryIn Memory Of
Privates Gregg, William Max, W. H. Kilpatrick and other soldiers who met death in this region while serving under General R. S. MacKenzie, Fourth U.S. Cavalry, 1871-1872 and 1874-1875. With no hope of honor if victorious; no dream of mercy if they . . . — Map (db m104773) HM WM
Texas (Dickens County), Spur — 14208 — Lisenby-Campbell House
This home was first owned by rancher George Edward Lisenby and his wife, Mattie Belle Holland, who bought it in 1916. They sold it in 1922 to William Spencer and Dora Bell (Williams) Campbell, who owned W.S. Campbell Furniture and Undertaking, today . . . — Map (db m104772) HM
Texas (Dickens County), Spur — 4721 — Site of Anderson's Fort or Soldier's Mound
Here behind extensive breastworks Major Thomas M. Anderson, Tenth U.S. Infantry, maintained a supply camp for the Cavalry under General Ranald S. Mackenzie, Fourth U.S. Cavalry, who in 1874-1875 forced the Indians of the region onto reservations and . . . — Map (db m104771) HM
Texas (Dickens County), Spur — 5245 — Texas Agricultural Experiment Station at Spur
Authorized by the Texas Legislature in 1909, seven agricultural experiment stations were established in the state. Providing facilities for agricultural scientists to develop information and procedures and solutions to regional agricultural . . . — Map (db m104775) HM

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