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Marker Title: Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie (Sept. 26, 1888-Sept. 18, 1964)
Address: FM 3162, off US 281, 23 mi. SE of George West
City: George West
County: Live Oak
Year Marker Erected: 0
Designations: na
Marker Location:

from George West take US 281 16 miles south, turn east on FM 3162 about 6.9 miles to make site. Marker has been stolen.

Marker Text:

A strong individualist and noted folklorist who added a new dimension to literature of Southwest. Collected and published more than 30 volumes of folk tales and legends. His works best preserve the heritage of people of the brush country--the rancher, the miner and the cowboy. (1970)

Links of Interest: J. Frank Dobie

J. Frank Dobie Books

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