Town of Washburn Historical

Town of Washburn Historical (HM1TLK)

Location: Claude, TX 79019 Armstrong County
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N 35° 10.614', W 101° 34.41'

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Planned by R. E. Montgomery, son-in-law of Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Builder-President Gen. G. M. Dodge. Named for family friend. Promoted 1887, Washburn for a time was F.W. & D.C. Line's terminus. It had first newspaper on Plains— "Armstrong County Record". Also had general store, lumber yard, 2 hotels, 2 saloons. Became junction point, branch line connecting F.W. & D.C. with Santa Fe Railway at Panhandle.

Remaining as town dwindled: Judge Jas. Logue, donor cemetery site and founder Washburn State Bank, 1908; H. E. White, owner of store, lumber yard and elevators.
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 265643 N 3895694
Decimal Degrees35.17690000, -101.57350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.614', W 101° 34.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 36.84" N, 101° 34' 24.6" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Farm to Market Rd 2250 N, Claude TX 79019, US
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