(ca. 1829 - December 1889)The earliest large-scale cattleman to settle in the Big Bend, Milton (Don Meliton) Faver prospered against seemingly impossible odds to become the first cattle baron west of the Pecos. While operating a freighting business on the Chihuahua Trail, he moved his family to Presidio del Norte and opened a general store about 1855 . After accumulating a large herd of cattle in Mexico he moved his family and vaqueros to the mountain country north of Presidio and made his headquarters on Cibolo Creek in 1857. He established two other ranches at nearby La Cienega and La Morita.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 12:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 570043 N 3306994|
|Decimal Degrees||29.89160000, -104.27456667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 53.496', W 104° 16.474'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 53' 29.76" N, 104° 16' 28.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 390-402 Unnamed Road, Wrens TX 30833, US|
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