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Borden County Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Larry D. Moore, December 3, 2018
Borden County Marker
Texas (Borden County), Gail — 456 — Borden County
. . . — Map (db m127422) HM
Texas (Borden County), Gail — 457 — Borden County Jail
Built of hand-hewn native stone from Gail Mountain, this jail planned for maximum security. Is one of the oldest jails in use in West Texas. Diebold Safe and Lock Co. was awarded the $4,500 contract in 1896. Behind two-foot thick outside walls, . . . — Map (db m127251) HM
Texas (Borden County), Gail — 18056 — Mushaway Peak (4 miles southeast)
Shown on maps as Mucha Que, Mucha Kowa, Muchakooga, de Cordova, or Signal Hill, this peak rises to an elevation of 2862 feet. Its name is of Native American origin. About 1872, it was the site of a village where Apaches and Comanches traded with . . . — Map (db m127256) HM

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