Texas Street

Texas Street (HMTI4)

Location: Abilene, KS 67410 Dickinson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.9689', W 97° 12.8495'

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Of Cattle Trade Days extending West from Cedar Street to the Mud Creek Ford. Both sides were lined with Saloons, Gambling Houses, Dance Halls and a few Stores, including Karotowski's General Store and The Pioneer Store One Block West.

This Intersection Was the Central Business Point.

Several Stores and the notes Alamo Saloon were located in the Block North and East. In all this Area (the Scene of frequent Disturbance and Murder) Wild Bill (JB) Hickok and Tom Smith, Cattle Day Marshals ruled over a throng of Cowboys, Desperados, and Camp Followers Preserving Order if necessary, by force of Arms.
HM NumberHMTI4
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceTown
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleInterpretative Marker / Sign
Marker NumberGuidepoint 8
Year Placed1976
Placed ByAbilene Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:39pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationMarker is on the northwest corner of Texas Street and Buckeye.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 654599 N 4308874
Decimal Degrees38.91614900, -97.21415800
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.9689', W 97° 12.8495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 58.1364" N, 97° 12' 50.9688" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)785
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 107 Texas St, Abilene KS 67410, US
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