(one mile north)Law and order for Plains area began here in 1879 with creation of Camp Roberts, first ranger station in Panhandle. Company C of the newly formed Frontier Battalion of Texas Rangers was located here and commanded by Capt. G. W. Arrington, Civil War veteran, hard-fighting Ranger, later a Panhandle sheriff and rancher. Battalion commander was Maj. John B. Jones.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, July 7th, 2017 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14H E 298289 N 6272917|
|Decimal Degrees||-33.66451667, -101.17553333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||S 33° 39.871', W 101° 10.532'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 39' 52.2600" S, 101° 10' 31.9200" W|
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