Westlake and the Circle T Ranch

Westlake and the Circle T Ranch (HM210P)

Location: Westlake, TX 76262 Tarrant County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 58.716', W 97° 11.859'

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The Circle T Ranch was established by J. Glenn Turner, a prominent Texas attorney in 1952. Mr. Turner was an avid outdoorsman and rancher who raised Black Angus and Charolaise cattle, as well as Tennessee Walking horses. Being a successful competitive rider, he became president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders Associations of America in 1952. To avoid annexation of the Circle T Ranch by another town, Mr. Turner and his neighbors incorporated the Town of Westlake in December 1956. Mr. Turner continued to be engaged in the development of Westlake until he sold the Circle T Ranch to Nelson Bunker Hunt in 1969. Mr. Hunt developed a very successful horse breeding and racing operation on the ranch and won Outstanding Breeder awards in 1976, 1985 and 1987. In 1993, the Circle T Ranch was sold to H. Ross Perot, Jr. In the late 1990's Hillwood, a Perot company, added residential and commercial development with Vaquero and Fidelity Investments, and later with Deloitte in 2012.
HM NumberHM210P
Year Placed2015
Placed ByTown of Westlake and Westlake Academy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 668420 N 3650356
Decimal Degrees32.97860000, -97.19765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 58.716', W 97° 11.859'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 58' 42.96" N, 97° 11' 51.54" W
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Area Code(s)817, 682, 214
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2652 Dove Rd, Westlake TX 76262, US
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