|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|
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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.
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)
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History of Town of Lagarto - Live Oak County TXGenWeb