Route of Tascosa-Dodge City Trail

Route of Tascosa-Dodge City Trail (HM299X)

Location: Stinnett, TX 79083 Moore County
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N 35° 51.642', W 101° 45.889'

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As ranchers and merchants settled in this part of Texas during the 1870s, the need for a direct supply line became evident. This trail was established in 1877 for cattle drives and freight hauls from Tascosa (38 mi. SW) to markets in Dodge City, Kansas. It also served as a stagecoach and mail route. The town of Tascosa received a post office in 1878 and was the Oldham County seat from 1880 until 1915. The coming of the railroad in 1887 led to the decline of the town and to the abandonment of the Tascosa-Dodge City Trail.
HM NumberHM299X
Year Placed1966
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 11th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 250345 N 3972028
Decimal Degrees35.86070000, -101.76481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 51.642', W 101° 45.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 51' 38.52" N, 101° 45' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-152, Stinnett TX 79083, US
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