Details for Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297006291


Marker Number 6291
Atlas Number 5297006291
Marker Title Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie
Index Entry Dobie Ranch
Address FM 3162
City Lagarto
County Live Oak
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 596473
UTM Northing 3111513
Subject Codes writers and poets; ranches
Marker Year 1970
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location FM 3162, about 6.9 mi. E of US 281. Marker reported missing Jan. 2011. Supplemental plaque inscription at the site: Dobie Ranch land 1000 ft. N, birth place 2 mi. north. Map dot approximate.
Private Property
Marker Condition
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text (Sept. 26, 1888-Sept. 18, 1964) A strong individualist and noted folklorist who added a new dimension to literature of Southwest. Collected and published more than 30 volumes of folk tales and legends. His works best preserve the heritage of people of the brush country--the rancher, the miner and the cowboy. (1970)

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