Details for Shanghai Pierce Ranch (Atlas Number 5481004657)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5481004657


Marker Number 4657
Atlas Number 5481004657
Marker Title Shanghai Pierce Ranch
Index Entry Pierce, Shanghai, Ranch
Address FM 526, SE of Pierce
City Pierce
County Wharton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 773579
UTM Northing 3237408
Subject Codes cattle, cattle industry topics; ranches/ranching
Marker Year 1936
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property No
Marker Location 1 mile S.E. of Pierce on Pierce Ranch (entrance to ranch is on FM 526, across from Post Office)
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 1936 Centennial Marker (gray granite)
Marker Text The home of a great trail driver Abel H. Pierce, born in June 29, 1834. Died December 26, 1900. From a penniless cowboy, he rose through energy and shrewdness to the rank of "cattle king."