“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Booker, Texas

Clickable Map of Lipscomb County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Lipscomb County, TX (24) Hemphill County, TX (35) Ochiltree County, TX (11) Roberts County, TX (11) Beaver County, OK (6) Ellis County, OK (3)  LipscombCounty(24) Lipscomb County (24)  HemphillCounty(35) Hemphill County (35)  OchiltreeCounty(11) Ochiltree County (11)  RobertsCounty(11) Roberts County (11)  BeaverCountyOklahoma(6) Beaver County (6)  EllisCounty(3) Ellis County (3)
Lipscomb is the county seat for Lipscomb County
Booker is in Lipscomb County
      Lipscomb County (24)  
      Hemphill County (35)  
      Ochiltree County (11)  
      Roberts County (11)  
      Beaver County, Oklahoma (6)  
      Ellis County, Oklahoma (3)  
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1Texas (Lipscomb County), Booker — 451 — Booker
Platted 1917 by Thomas C. Spearman, Santa Fe Railway official. Named for railroad locating engineer, B. F. Booker. Town of La Kemp, Okla., (6 mi. north) moved here 1919. First train arrived July 4, 1919, official birthdate of Booker. Economy based . . . Map (db m93524) HM
2Texas (Lipscomb County), Booker — 13861 — Heart Cemetery
Heart Cemetery has served the community of Booker since 1929. The town was platted in 1917 and named for B.F. Booker, a civil engineer for the Panhandle and Santa Fe Railway, which extended their line through this area. The community consisted of . . . Map (db m93527) HM
3Texas (Lipscomb County), Booker — 14865 — Kiowa Cemetery
Named for the nearby creek, Kiowa Cemetery served the residents who settled here in the early 20th century. The community consisted of Russians of German descent whose families began settling in Russia in the mid-1700s, during the rule of . . . Map (db m154118) HM
4Texas (Lipscomb County), Booker — 4368 — Route of Jones and Plummer Trail
Established about 1874, when used by the freighting firm of Ed Jones and Joe Plummer to haul tons of buffalo hides from their general store in Lipscomb County to Dodge City, Kansas. Also, in its early days, this trail carried crucial supplies to . . . Map (db m93525) HM
5Texas (Lipscomb County), Booker — 13651 — View Point Cemetery
In the early years of the 20th century, a group of Quakers established the settlement of View Point. Shortly afterwards, in 1910, residents organized the View Point Friends Church and this cemetery to serve residents of the community. C.A. . . . Map (db m154120) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022