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OLD PEASE CITY, TEXAS

Texas Ghost Town
Foard County, Texas Panhandle
State Highway 6 (near FM 3103)
17 Miles S of Quanah
5 Miles N of Crowell

Margaret Texas Area Hotels
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Pease CityT x  - Site of Old Pease City Historical Marker
Old Pease City Historical Marker
Photos courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
"This marker is 5 miles north of Crowell on SH Tx 6 near the intersection with FM 3103." - Barclay Gibson

"Site of Old Pease City" Historical Marker Text:

Founded in 1880 by Benjamin E. Lower, John Wesley and wife, first settlers. Lower became the first postmaster, 1880; Mrs. Wesley was second, 1882. Place was named for Pease River and E. M. Pease, Texas Governor (1853-57 and 1867-69).

Second group of settlers was family of W. T. Dunn.

Stone post office-trading post served 3,500 square miles of sparsely settled country. Mail delivery was by stage or horse.

The post office was abolished 1885 when Margaret became seat of Hardeman County. In 1891 site of Old Pease City and Margaret became part of Foard County.
Old Pease City Area Destinations:
Crowell
Quanah - Quanah Hotels
Vernon - Vernon Hotels

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