(1883-1893)Owned by Scottish Earls of Aberdeen and Tweedmouth. The headquarters were at Aberdeen (about 7 mi NE). Starting with 14,745 cattle, the Rocking Chair made profits for a few years, then failed. In north part of county are hills bearing its name. Also, town of Wellington was given that name at wish of Rocking Chair owners, who had a kinsman die at Waterloo where he was aide to the Duke of Wellington.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 5:03pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 388417 N 3869224|
|Decimal Degrees||34.95941667, -100.22216667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 57.565', W 100° 13.33'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 57' 33.9" N, 100° 13' 19.8" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near US-83, Wellington TX 79095, US|
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