Old Dobie Ranch, Birthplace of J. Frank Dobie
Dobie Ranch Land
1000 Ft: N, birth place 2 Mi. North
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)
Marker No: 6291
Aluminum 20 x 20 Subject Marker
Location: From George West take US 281 16 miles south, turn east on FM 3162 about 6.9 miles to make site.
This original marker was stolen and this is what is lefy at the site, there is new marker for J. Frank Dobie at the courthouse