Comanche War Trail

Comanche War Trail (HM1E4G)

Location: Odessa, TX 79762 Ector County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 52.851', W 102° 17.887'

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A barbed, bristling flying wedge—the Comanches—rode into 18th century Texas, driving the Wichitas and Caddoes east, the Apaches west, becoming lords of the south plains. Harassed the Spanish and Anglo-Americans along frontier from Corpus Christi on the Gulf up to the Red River. Wrote their name in blood clear down to Zacatecas, Mexico. Captured women, children and horses along their road of blood, tears and agony.

Many roads converged into the great Comanche war trail, which passed about 20 miles southeast of this marker.
HM NumberHM1E4G
Series This marker is part of the The Comanche Trail into Mexico series
Marker Number996
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 3:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 755578 N 3530413
Decimal Degrees31.88085000, -102.29811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 52.851', W 102° 17.887'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 52' 51.06" N, 102° 17' 53.22" W
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Area Code(s)214, 432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6801-6867 W Hwy 80 E, Odessa TX 79762, US
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