Details for R. Dick Bussell (Atlas Number 5211004147)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5211004147

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Marker Number 4147
Atlas Number 5211004147
Marker Title R. Dick Bussell
Index Entry Bussell, R. Dick
Address Main at 5th St.
City Canadian
County Hemphill
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 375250
UTM Northing 3975482
Subject Codes animals; pioneers
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location at Courthouse, Main & 5th Street, Canadian
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text (1845-1935) Famed hunter, in 1870s killed buffalo on this square; was one of the first men to hunt commercially. Came to Texas in 1874. In 1887, helped to survey the townsite here, where he became lifelong resident, operating a livery stable and wagon yard. Is buried in local cemetery. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967.