Route of Jones & Plummer Trail

Route of Jones & Plummer Trail (HM1REC)

Location: Booker, TX 79005 Lipscomb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 27.338', W 100° 31.851'

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Established about 1874, when used by the freighting firm of Ed Jones and Joe Plummer to haul tons of buffalo hides from their general store in Lipscomb County to Dodge City, Kansas.
Also, in its early days, this trail carried crucial supplies to Generals Nelson Miles and Philip Sheridan during their famous 1874 Indian campaign.
Materials for building Fort Elliott, at Mobeetie, also came over the trail. The fort then became southern terminus for the route; Dodge City, northern.
In its later years (until 1885), it became a cattle trail.
Marker Number4368
Year Placed1968
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 362821 N 4035575
Decimal Degrees36.45563333, -100.53085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 27.338', W 100° 31.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 27' 20.28" N, 100° 31' 51.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 910 E Industrial Ave, Booker TX 79005, US
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