Former Site of Hogtown

Former Site of Hogtown (HM1RHU)

Location: Canadian, TX 79014 Hemphill County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 56.308', W 100° 22.203'

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Forerunner of town of Canadian. Sprang up, 1886, as a tent city for railroad gang working on Southern Kansas line. Named for poor appearance - like a hogpen. After landowner Sam Polland and railroad disputed price for land, line moved across river, taking populace with it.
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HM NumberHM1RHU
Marker Number1951
Year Placed1969
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees35.93846667, -100.37005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 56.308', W 100° 22.203'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 56' 18.48" N, 100° 22' 12.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-83, Canadian TX 79014, US
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