“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 Earth, Texas

Clickable Map of Lamb 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> Lamb County, TX (21) Bailey County, TX (16) Castro County, TX (13) Cochran County, TX (7) Hale County, TX (43) Hockley County, TX (11) Lubbock County, TX (100) Parmer County, TX (18)  LambCounty(21) Lamb County (21)  BaileyCounty(16) Bailey County (16)  CastroCounty(13) Castro County (13)  CochranCounty(7) Cochran County (7)  HaleCounty(43) Hale County (43)  HockleyCounty(11) Hockley County (11)  LubbockCounty(100) Lubbock County (100)  ParmerCounty(18) Parmer County (18)
Littlefield is the county seat for Lamb County
Earth is in Lamb County
      Lamb County (21)  
      Bailey County (16)  
      Castro County (13)  
      Cochran County (7)  
      Hale County (43)  
      Hockley County (11)  
      Lubbock County (100)  
      Parmer County (18)  
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1Texas (Lamb County), Earth — 1364 — Earth
Before white men entered this region in late 19th century, nomadic Apache, Comanche, and Kiowa Indians followed the buffalo from water hole to water hole. A favorite Indian camp was at a spring (5 miles w), near which the Springlake . . . Map (db m104454) HM
2Texas (Lamb County), Earth — 1733 — First Irrigation Well in Lamb County
Dug by hand in 1902 for crops, cattle, and household use of Ewing Halsell (1877-1965), son of land promoter and settler W. E. Halsell. An irrigation ditch carried water half a mile to headquarters of Halsell's "Mashed O" Ranch. Six . . . Map (db m104435) HM
3Texas (Lamb County), Earth — 8 — Quanah Parker TrailTexas Plains Trail Region
Comanches followed Blackwater draw to camp by spring-fed Spring Lake and hunt in the Sand Hills south of Earth Arrow Sculptor: Charles A. SmithMap (db m167655) HM
4Texas (Lamb County), Earth — 13832 — Sod House Spring
Indian camp and watering place. Took its name from first sod house built in 1876 by George and John Causey and Frank Lloyd, buffalo hunters. First permanent settlement in this region. In 1882 a cow camp was established at this point by Estes . . . Map (db m151360) HM
5Texas (Lamb County), Earth — 5018 — Spring Lake
Indian camp and watering place extensively used in hunting buffalo. Became cattle territory in 1882 when Tom Lynch drove his herds from New Mexico. After acquisition by the Capitol Syndicate this became headquarters of largest division of the . . . Map (db m104434) HM
6Texas (Lamb County), Earth — 5021 — Springlake-Earth School(in 202-Square-Mile District)
Opened 1908 as one-room school, Springlake became an independent district in 1924 when Halsell ranch land was sold to settlers and local population increased. Enlarged school opened 1925 in new $30,000 brick structure on site bought from J. F. . . . Map (db m104457) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022