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

Clickable Map of Crockett 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> Crockett County, TX (46) Crane County, TX (7) Irion County, TX (7) Pecos County, TX (56) Reagan County, TX (9) Schleicher County, TX (13) Sutton County, TX (35) Terrell County, TX (7) Upton County, TX (24) Val Verde County, TX (62)  CrockettCounty(46) Crockett County (46)  CraneCounty(7) Crane County (7)  IrionCounty(7) Irion County (7)  PecosCounty(56) Pecos County (56)  ReaganCounty(9) Reagan County (9)  SchleicherCounty(13) Schleicher County (13)  SuttonCounty(35) Sutton County (35)  TerrellCounty(7) Terrell County (7)  UptonCounty(24) Upton County (24)  ValVerdeCounty(62) Val Verde County (62)
Ozona is the county seat for Crockett County
Iraan is in Crockett County
      Crockett County (46)  
      Crane County (7)  
      Irion County (7)  
      Pecos County (56)  
      Reagan County (9)  
      Schleicher County (13)  
      Sutton County (35)  
      Terrell County (7)  
      Upton County (24)  
      Val Verde County (62)  
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1Texas (Crockett County), Iraan — 13428 — Camp Melvin and the Pontoon Crossing of the Pecos River
As it winds its way across Texas, the Pecos River can often be swift and dangerous. Historically, frequent flooding made even the best crossings unusable. In May 1684, Spanish explorer Juan Domínguez de Mendoza and his expedition team camped at a . . . Map (db m150323) HM
2Texas (Crockett County), Iraan — 3634 — O. W. Parker Ranch Headquarters
O. W. Parker (1876-1962) moved to Crockett County in 1902 and worked for local ranchers until he eventually established his own ranch. Parker had this house built for his family after the 1926 Yates oil field discovery brought prosperity to the . . . Map (db m150324) HM
3Texas (Pecos County), Iraan — 14031 — Giddings' Pecos Station
In the mid-19th century, stagecoach lines were a primary means of moving people, mail and supplies through the region. The U.S. government contracted with Henry Skillman for the San Antonio-El Paso Stage line in 1851. In this area, the route ran . . . Map (db m150327) HM
4Texas (Pecos County), Iraan — 2650 — Iraan
In 1922 three local businessmen, O. W. Parker, George Thompson, and I. G. Yates, leased the drilling rights on twenty sections of ranch land to Transcontinental Oil Company. After two dry holes were drilled the I. G. Yates Well No. 1 blew in on . . . Map (db m150326) HM
5Texas (Pecos County), Iraan — Lest We Forget
. . . Map (db m201203) WM
6Texas (Pecos County), Iraan — 3202 — Marathon Oil Company Discovery Well3.8 Miles South
Opening one of greatest oil fields in the world, Mid-Kansas Oil and Gas Company (a subsidiary wholly owned by the Ohio Oil Company, whose name has now been changed to Marathon Oil Company) brought in the I. G. Yates "A" No. 1 well on October 29, . . . Map (db m150325) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022