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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ropesville, Texas
Location of Ropesville, Texas
► Hockley County (11) ► Bailey County (16) ► Cochran County (6) ► Hale County (43) ► Lamb County (21) ► Lubbock County (92) ► Lynn County (12) ► Terry County (31) ► Yoakum County (2)
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|In 1917, local rancher I.L. Ellwood negotiated a deal with the Santa Fe railroad to build tracks through his Spade Ranch in order to connect the towns of Lubbock and Seagraves. Ellwood offered the company 85 acres in exchange for the construction of . . . — — Map (db m73528) HM|
|The Federal Emergency Relief Administration (FERA) was enacted in 1933 as part of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal Program to aid families during the country's Great Depression. The Rural Rehabilitation Division of that agency began in . . . — — Map (db m73530) HM|
| Farms 12 (Odus Payton), 20 (Aaron Ogden Dayton), 23 (Chester Clyde Dally), 29 (Hairston Alan Winkler), & 30 (Tilman Joseph Dunlap) were
discontinued and the acreage divided among
neighboring farms to make them larger. — — Map (db m163958) HM|
|First public school in Hockley County; named for a wild prairie flower. In 1902 homesteaders had begun farming here. By 1909 their children needed education, so the parents hauled lumber by wagon from Big Spring (about 100 mi. S), donated labor, and . . . — — Map (db m73524) HM|