Albuquerque (2.5 miles to the northeast)
Marker Text: Near 1857 ranch of Samuel and Martha (Hastings) MCCracken. Post office opened 1869, was named by veterans of Sibley's Civil War campaign in New Mexico. Town had businesses, school , blacksmith shop where DeWitt County Sheriff Jack Helm died (1873) of blast from gun of John Wesley Hardin. Post office closed 1883. (1975)
Marker No: 104
Aluminum 20 x 20 Subject Marker
Geographic: 29.319258, -97.843117
Location: From Nixon take FM 1681 northwest to grounds of Union Valley Homecoming Association.