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MacKenzie Trail Monument

Stamford, Texas

Haskell County / Jones County
TX - MacKenzie Trail Monument
The MacKenzie Trail Monument
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
The monument is about 1.5 miles north of Stamford at the intersection of US277 and SH6, just across the Haskell County line. - Barclay Gibson
TX - MacKenzie Trail Monument buffalo & cactus
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
"Over a million buffalo hides hauled East, route settlers West"
TX - MacKenzie Trail counties
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
A map of Crosby, Dickens, King, Knox, Baylor, Garza, Kent, Stonewall, Haskell and Throckmorton Counties, across which runs the Mackenzie Trail
TX - Tonkawa Indian guiding Mackenzie - MacKenzie Trail Monument
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
"Just to the north (1874-1900 ran
The Mackenzie Trail"

"Tonkawa Indians guided Mackenzie to defeat Comanches in Tule Canyon, end Indian power in Texas"

"Trail died from R.R. 1900.
Along the trail began Longhorn Ranches."
TX - MacKenzie Trail Monument - TX - MacKenzie, longhorns & wagon
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
TX - MacKenzie Trail Monument
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
TX - MacKenzie Trail Monument
Photo Courtesy Barclay Gibson, April 2009
Printed in the blocks at the base of the marker from left to right, beginning with the top row:

"J. C. Bryant / Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Scott / Captain W. E. Rayner / J. E. Murfee, Sr. / SMS Ranches / City of Haskell/County of Haskell / R. V. and Tennie B. Colbert / Dr. L. W. Hollis / Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Tandy / F W & D Ry Company / Erected by Mack-Trail Memorial Association, Bernard Buie"

Bottom Row:
"W. L. Harrison / S. Burk Burnett / Thomas Lloyd Burnett / Clifford B. Jones / Mr. and Mrs. B. C. Humphrey / R. L. Penick / County of Jones / M. S. Pierson / Sculptor W. M. Chase, 1959"

Marker year: 1959

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