Mrs. Cordia Sloan Duke

Mrs. Cordia Sloan Duke (HM1R7F)

Location: Dalhart, TX 79022 Dallam County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 4.044', W 102° 31.381'

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(Jan. 10, 1887 - July 23, 1966)

Chronicler of a unique era in the history of the Southwest. Born in Belton, Mo. At 17, taught school in Indian Territory (Okla.) In 1907, she married Robert L. Duke, a ranch hand who had risen to division manager of the XIT Ranch (then world's largest). In addition to her own family, she "looked after" the 150 cowboys who worked the 3,000,000-acre spread. Kept a diary of everyday events in ranch life around her and successfully encouraged 81 others to do likewise. Thus was preserved an authentic account of a passing phase of American life — the cowboy and his work.
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HM NumberHM1R7F
Marker Number3509
Year Placed1969
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees36.06740000, -102.52301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 4.044', W 102° 31.381'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 4' 2.64" N, 102° 31' 22.86" W
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Area Code(s)806
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-565 Pine St, Dalhart TX 79022, US
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