Details for Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie (Sept. 26, 1888-Sept. 18, 1964) (Atlas Number 5297006291)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297006291

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Marker Number 6291
Atlas Number 5297006291
Marker Title Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie (Sept. 26, 1888-Sept. 18, 1964)
Index Entry Dobie, J. Frank, Birthplace of
Address FM 3162, off US 281, 23 mi. SE of George West
City George West
County Live Oak
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 596512
UTM Northing 3111551
Subject Codes writers and poets
Marker Year 1970
Designations
Marker Location from George West take US 281 16 miles south, turn east on FM 3162 about 6.9 miles to make site. Marker has been stolen.
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text 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)