Henry Clay Smith

Henry Clay Smith (HM1ZI2)

Location: Crosbyton, TX 79322 Crosby County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 39.59', W 101° 14.343'

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(1836-1912)

—High Plains Pioneer —

First to set up a post office and to farm in Crosby County; first to break land and drill a water well on High Plains.
At start of Civil War, he was miner at Pinos Altos, New Mexico and joined in moves to take gold and silver mines for South. But Indian raids closed mines.
When the Confederate Army withdrew from Arizona and Mexico in 1861, Smith along with others joined the South's cause. Served four years in Texas and spent rest of his life here.
Replica of old rock house he built near here in 1877 is now shown in museum at Crosbyton.
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HM NumberHM1ZI2
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
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Date Added Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 292387 N 3726689
Decimal Degrees33.65983333, -101.23905000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 39.59', W 101° 14.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 39' 35.4" N, 101° 14' 20.58" 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 169-199 TX-114, Crosbyton TX 79322, US
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