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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Stinnett, Texas
Location of Stinnett, Texas
► Hutchinson County (27) ► Carson County (48) ► Hansford County (16) ► Moore County (11) ► Roberts County (11) ► Sherman County (6)
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|Here on June 27, 1874 about 700 picked warriors from the Comanche, Cheyenne and Kiowa Indian tribes were defeated by 28 brave frontiersmen:
James Hanbahan • Billy Tyler • “Bat” Masterson • Dutch Henry • Mike Welch • — Keeler • . . . — — Map (db m63864) HM|
|Famed cattleman Charles Goodnight established one of
the first ranches in the Texas Panhandle, the JA ranch, in 1876. Later that year Thomas S. Bugbee established the first cattle ranch in Hutchinson County.
As a result of soaring beef prices . . . — — Map (db m71820) HM|
| Famed cattleman Charles Goodnight established one
of the first ranches in the Texas Panhandle, the JA
Ranch, in 1876. Later that year Thomas S. Bugbee established the first cattle ranch in Hutchinson County.
As a result of soaring beef . . . — — Map (db m155144) HM|
|Largest Indian battle in Civil War. 15 miles east, at ruins of Bent's Old Fort, on the Canadian.
3,000 Comanches and Kiowas, allies of the South, met 372 Federals under Col. Kit Carson, famous scout and mountain man. Though Carson made a . . . — — Map (db m93248) HM|
| In the late 1890s Texas enacted colonization and homestead laws that significantly quickened the settlement of the then sparsely populated Panhandle region of North Texas. Hutchinson County soon recorded the required 150 applications for land . . . — — Map (db m155146) HM|
| A county-wide public school district was established soon after Hutchinson County was created in 1901. As more people began to settle in the area, regional school districts were formed. Common School District No. 8 was established in the . . . — — Map (db m155145) HM|
|Hutchinson County, named for prominent judge and writer Anderson Hutchinson, was one of 54 counties created out of the District of Bexar in 1876 by the Texas Legislature. It was not until 1901, however, that the county was officially organized. That . . . — — Map (db m93250) HM|
|Built 1899 with materials hauled at great peril across the Canadian - then without a bridge. Mr. McCormick, his wife, Capitola, and eight children lived in a covered wagon and a tent while they put up their house.
Home became cradle of county . . . — — Map (db m93249) HM|