Historical Markers in
Ward County, Texas

Big Spring School District Big Spring State Park on Route of Old Comanche War Trail Butterfield Overland Stage Line Camp Fawcett Christ The King Catholic Church_Sands Art Center Clinton LaFayette Smith Dixie Settlement Earl of Aylesford Edwards County Edwards County Edwards County Courthouse Finch Building First Baptist Church of Barksdale First Baptist Church of Rocksprings First Christian Church of Big Spring First Commercial Oil Well in Howard County First Methodist Church of Rocksprings First National Bank in Big Spring First Permanent Building in Big Spring First Presbyterian Church (Coahoma) Gilmer Hotel Grandfalls Union Church Headquarters, American Angora Goat Breeders' Assn. Holman House Hough-Haven Howard County Jess L. Hankins and King P-234 Mackenzie Trail Masonic Cemetery Million Barrel Tank Monahans Sandhills State Park and Museum Moore School Moss Springs Mt. Olive Cemetery Old Carson Store Old Railroad Section House Old Ward County Bank Potton House Rattlesnake Bomber Base Roberts, W. T. (Uncle Bud) Rocksprings Cemetery Rocksprings Telephone Company Route of Marcy's Trail Settles Hotel Site of First Ward County Courthouse Site of Nix Mill Site of Ranch of the Thurmans of Kickapoo Site of Rocksprings' First School Building St. Thomas Catholic Church Stopping Place on the Fort Clark-Fort McKavett Military Road The "Chaparral" The J. & W. Fisher Company The Pioneer Coalsons The Rock Spring Thurman Cemetery Turner-Davis Ranch Vicinity of Early Public Library W. P. Soash, Colonizer Ward County Water Improvement District No. 2 Office
The cattle industry played a significant role in the development of Texas, with cowboys driving cattle from Texas to railheads in Kansas during the late 1800s and early 1900s.