The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959 Page: 398
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Southwestern Historical Quarterly
defeat Comanches in Blanco Canyon, and a million buffalo hides came
east to Ft. Griffin in ox wagons, along its dusty route.
This Mackenzie Trail has been forgotten by history, although it
was more important than many of the trails that are marked. Its path
from Ft. Griffin, Shackelford County, west across Haskell, along the
Jones County line, across middle south Stonewall County, North-
west across Kent and Dickens via Soldier's Mound, north of Present
Spur, thence to the battle in Blanco Canyon, in which Mackenzie
ordered some 3,ooo Indian horses shot, leaving the Indians to walk
back to Indian Territory.
The Mackenzie Trail Memorial Association hopes to erect a
series of markers along this historical trail-the first in South
Haskell at the meeting of highways 277 and 380o. The Association
is soliciting contributions in any amount desired by the contrib-
utor. Contributors of $1oo or more will have their names en-
graved in the stone base of the monument. This is a purely volun-
tary effort and no pressure solicitations will be made. Contributors
may write to the above address.
The following persons and institutions have become members
of the Association since publication of the last Quarterly:
Mr. John L. Compton
2124 Bank of the Southwest Bldg.
Houston 2, Texas
Mr. L. H. Barfoot
2711 NW 65th Street
Oklahoma City 16, Oklahoma
Mrs. Paul Bauer
Mrs. W. L. Ivey
Mr. Henry Benton Hollimon
1458 Clark Avenue
Yuba City, California
Mr. Jack Charles Hollimon
P. O. Box 1661
San Antonio, Texas
Mrs. Naomi Hollimon Laughlin
917 Wildwood Lane
Houston 1o1, Texas
Mrs. Fred Heyser
Putnam High School Library
Miss Aline Law
1239 Twentieth Street
Mr. Louis A. Grigar
5107 Avenue H
Austin 5, Texas
Mr. Samuel Aaron Suhler
9ool/2 West Avenue
Austin 1, Texas
Mr. H. G. Corbin
2316 Waydak Circle
Mr. William Fielding Smith
4119 San Jacinto Street
Houston 4, Texas
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 62, July 1958 - April, 1959, periodical, 1959; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101173/m1/467/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.