“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 Dimmitt, Texas

Clickable Map of Castro 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> Castro County, TX (13) Deaf Smith County, TX (19) Hale County, TX (43) Lamb County, TX (21) Parmer County, TX (18) Randall County, TX (52) Swisher County, TX (23)  CastroCounty(13) Castro County (13)  DeafSmithCounty(19) Deaf Smith County (19)  HaleCounty(43) Hale County (43)  LambCounty(21) Lamb County (21)  ParmerCounty(18) Parmer County (18)  RandallCounty(52) Randall County (52)  SwisherCounty(23) Swisher County (23)
Dimmitt is the county seat for Castro County
Dimmitt is in Castro County
      Castro County (13)  
      Deaf Smith County (19)  
      Hale County (43)  
      Lamb County (21)  
      Parmer County (18)  
      Randall County (52)  
      Swisher County (23)  
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1Texas (Castro County), Dimmitt — 758 — Castro County Courthouses
This site was set aside as the Dimmitt town square in 1891, the year Castro County was formally organized. Temporary court facilities were set up in J. N. Morrison's office while the first courthouse was built. An ornate two-story structure, it . . . Map (db m91116) HM
2Texas (Castro County), Dimmitt — 2185 — Gilbreath-Cowsert House
Tennessee native Jeff T. Gilbreath moved his family to this area in 1905. The owner of a local mercantile store, he built this house in 1909. He sold it in 1910 to county attorney Mark Cowsert, whose family lived here until 1912. The house changed . . . Map (db m91115) HM
3Texas (Castro County), Dimmitt — 75 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Comanches used Running Water & Frio Draws in this area as trailways for hunting & trade with Comancheros Arrow Sculptor: Charles A Smith Map (db m167621) HM
4Texas (Castro County), Dimmitt — 4689 — Shoot-out on Jones Street
At an 1891 meeting to discuss the selection of a Castro County seat, words were exchanged between Ira Aten, a retired Texas Ranger speaking on behalf of Castro City, and Andrew McClelland, a spokesman for Dimmitt. The inflammatory remarks led to a . . . Map (db m91118) HM
5Texas (Castro County), Dimmitt — 5019 — Spring Lake Pasture Division of the XIT Ranch
Encompassing land in ten counties of the Texas Panhandle. The XIT Ranch was established through the exchange of public lands to finance construction of the state capitol. In 1887, it was divided into seven divisions, the largest of which, the . . . Map (db m153247) HM
6Texas (Castro County), Dimmitt — 5146 — Summerfield-Dameron Corner
In 1876, English native John Summerfield (1885-1918) began his work locating and surveying millions of acres of land in present-day Randall, Deaf Smith, Castro and Swisher counties. One of the earth monuments he erected that year was . . . Map (db m91120) HM
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Sep. 27, 2022