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By Scott Essary, circa 2008
Archer County Copper Mines Marker
Texas (Archer County), Archer City — 190 — Archer County Copper Mines ( mile northeast and 5 miles to the south southeast)
The civilized world first heard of copper in this area from Texas Rangers after an 1860 campaign against Comanches on the Pease River, about 100 miles to the northwest. The Ranger Captain, Lawrence S. ("Sul") Ross, later to serve Texas as Governor, . . . — Map (db m17912) HM
Texas (Archer County), Holliday — 14861 — Maggie and Herod "Pap" Simpson
The town of Holliday was officially organized near Holliday Creek in 1890, when the city was platted. The Wichita Valley Railway was built through the area, and a post office was established. In that same year, Maggie Elizabeth Holt and H.W. Simpson . . . — Map (db m128750) HM

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