Barry Scobee Mountain

Barry Scobee Mountain (HM14KM)

Location: Fort Davis, TX 79734 Jeff Davis County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 36.59', W 103° 52.738'

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1 Mi. North 6300 Ft. Elev.

Camp grounds and lookout post (1850's-1880's) for military, mail coaches, freighters, travelers, emigrants. Site of area's last Indian raid, 1881. Part of John G. Prude Ranch.

Named by Gov. John Connally Dec. 21, 1964, to honor Barry Scobee whose efforts were largely responsible for the preservation of old Fort Davis.

He was born, 1885, in Missouri. Served in U. S. Army in Philippines and later on merchant ship in World War II. Was editor, reporter, printer, publisher. Came to Fort Davis in 1917 and became an authority and writer on Trans-Pecos history.
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HM NumberHM14KM
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Marker Number10487
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 607457 N 3386898
Decimal Degrees30.60983333, -103.87896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 36.59', W 103° 52.738'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 36' 35.40" N, 103° 52' 44.28" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 560-626 Espy Pl, Fort Davis TX 79734, US
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