Details for Silver Cliff Ranch (Atlas Number 5095004696)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5095004696


Marker Number 4696
Atlas Number 5095004696
Marker Title Silver Cliff Ranch
Index Entry Silver Cliff Ranch
City Paint Rock vicinity
County Concho
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 395850
UTM Northing 3483797
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; German immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Paint Rock, take FM 380 west 10 miles (just past intersection w/ FM 381) [Private - limited access]
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Founded 1882 on 46,000 acres by John A. Loomis, of Syracuse, New York, and his brother-in-law, Welton B. Ostrander. Rock quarried on the ranch was used in 1883 by German stonemasons to build Pennsylvania Dutch-style barn and house. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1966