Site of "The Staked Plains"

Site of "The Staked Plains" (HM1ME7)

Location: Midland, TX 79701 Midland County
Country: United States of America
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N 31° 59.967', W 102° 4.471'

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First newspaper published in Midland County. Printed in 1885 in frame building once on this site. Copies were hand-set and hand-printed at rate of 5 per hour on old-style press. County court proceedings were printed at 75¢ per square inch. J. C. Rathbun was editor and publisher.
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HM NumberHM1ME7
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Marker Number14
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 31st, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 776382 N 3544115
Decimal Degrees31.99945000, -102.07451667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 59.967', W 102° 4.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 59' 58.02" N, 102° 4' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 217 N Main St, Midland TX 79701, US
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