Miner Crawford Historical

Miner Crawford Historical (HM1VUI)

Location: Silverton, TX 79257 Briscoe County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 28.437', W 101° 18.2'

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(June 21, 1867 - November 17, 1928)

Born in Benton County, Ark.
In 1892, when Briscoe County was organized, won election as first sheriff; also later served single terms, 1913-1914 and 1921-1922.
First official act was arrest of two horse thieves from New Mexico; in last term he and two deputies waged a gun battle and captured a moonshine still. He bought law and order to area.
Was recognized as "Bearing the Stamp of a Gentleman".
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Year Placed1967
Placed ByState Historic Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 288460 N 3817116
Decimal Degrees34.47395000, -101.30333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.437', W 101° 18.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 26.22" N, 101° 18' 12" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-256, Silverton TX 79257, US
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