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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Farwell, Texas
Location of Farwell, Texas
► Parmer County (16) ► Bailey County (16) ► Castro County (13) ► Deaf Smith County (19) ► Lamb County (21) ► Curry County, New Mexico (4)
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|Named for John V. Farwell and C. B. Farwell. Builders of the Texas Capitol, 1882-1888, in exchange for three million acres of state land. Founders of the XIT Ranch, 1885. — — Map (db m73699) HM|
|Construction on this home began in 1917, soon after the property was purchased by R. C. Hopping. Hopping, who earlier had served as Parmer County commissioner and sheriff, sold the property to James and Minnie Aldridge before the home was completed. . . . — — Map (db m73702) HM|
|One of first explorations of North America by Spain. The Coronado Expedition began in Mexico in April of 1540 and crossed into Texas at or near present-day Parmer County. The party, led by Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, was sent to investigate . . . — — Map (db m73701) HM|
| The Oklahoma Lane Community, named for the many area settlers who came from that state, was originally part of the XIT Ranch. Families began to settle here around 1915 when the Capitol Reservation Lands Company began to sell XIT ranch land. Most . . . — — Map (db m151412) HM|
Young and Bexar Territories
Created August 21, 1876
Organized May 7, 1907
Named in honor of
Came to Texas in 1825 and
located at Mound Prairie. A
leader in the Fredonian War in
1826. Signer of the . . . — — Map (db m73700) HM|