“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Ropesville, Texas Historical Markers

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By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
Ropesville Cemetery Marker
Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — 16474 — Ropesville Cemetery
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
Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — 4345 — Ropesville Resettlement Project
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
Texas (Hockley County), Ropesville — 4874 — Site of Primrose SchoolAbout One-Half Mile Southwest
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

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