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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Farwell, Texas

 
Clickable Map of Parmer County, Texas and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Parmer County, TX (16) Bailey County, TX (16) Castro County, TX (13) Deaf Smith County, TX (19) Lamb County, TX (21) Curry County, NM (4)  ParmerCounty(16) Parmer County (16)  BaileyCounty(16) Bailey County (16)  CastroCounty(13) Castro County (13)  DeafSmithCounty(19) Deaf Smith County (19)  LambCounty(21) Lamb County (21)  CurryCountyNew Mexico(4) Curry County (4)
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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1Texas (Parmer County), Farwell — 1575 — Farwell, Texas
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
2Texas (Parmer County), Farwell — 2563 — Hopping-Aldridge House
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
3Texas (Parmer County), Farwell — 3562 — Near Route of the Coronado Expedition
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
4Texas (Parmer County), Farwell — 16492 — Oklahoma Lane
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
5Texas (Parmer County), Farwell — 3946 — Parmer County
Formed from Young and Bexar Territories Created August 21, 1876 Organized May 7, 1907 Named in honor of Martin Parmer 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
 
 
 
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