Details for Staked Plains

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5329000014


Marker Number 14
Atlas Number 5329000014
Marker Title Staked Plains
Index Entry Staked Plains
Address 219 W Main St.
City Midland
County Midland
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 766153
UTM Northing 3544117
Subject Codes newspapers
Marker Year 1970
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location 219 W. Main St., Midland
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text First newspaper published in Midland County. Printed in 1885 in frame building once on this site. Copies were hand-set and hand printed at rate of 5 per hour on old-style press. County court proceedings were printed at .75 cent per square inch. J. C. Rathbun was editor and publisher. (1970)

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