Details for Tee Pee City (Atlas Number 5345012939)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5345012939


Marker Number 12939
Atlas Number 5345012939
Marker Title Tee Pee City
Index Entry Tee Pee City
Address US 62/70
City Matador
County Motley
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 348495
UTM Northing 3764160
Subject Codes settlements; ghost towns
Marker Year 1936
Marker Location roadside park, 10 mi. E of Matador and E of CR 247
Marker Size 1936 Texas Centennial historical marker
Marker Text Camp of early buffalo hunters. Only settlement west of Henrietta, north of Fort Griffin and south of Fort Elliott (now Mobeetie) 1875-1880. Headquarters of Texas Rangers under Captain G.W. Arrington at intervals, 1879-1881. Abandoned about 1886. First white child born in Motley county was Nora Cooper born here in 1882. S.N. Armstrong, pioneer merchant, buried near this site. Erected by the State of Texas 1936