Todd Mountain

Todd Mountain (HM1Q9T)

Location: Mason, TX 76856 Mason County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 41.698', W 99° 13.755'

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Named for family of George W. Todd, first Mason County clerk, which was attacked by Indians at this site while en route to Mason in late Dec. 1864.
     A 12-year-old black servant girl was killed, 13-year-old Alice Todd taken captive, and Todd's wife, Dizenia Peters Todd (b. 1826), wounded severely. Mrs. Todd died about 3 weeks later, in Jan. 1865. An older half-brother, James Smith, returned from the Civil War and searched for Alice for several months, but she was never found.
     Mrs. Todd and the servant girl were buried in unmarked graves (150 yards southeast).
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HM NumberHM1Q9T
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Marker Number11298
Year Placed1974
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 31st, 2015 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 478045 N 3395819
Decimal Degrees30.69496667, -99.22925000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 41.698', W 99° 13.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 41' 41.88" N, 99° 13' 45.3" W
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Area Code(s)830, 325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Ranch Rd 2389, Mason TX 76856, US
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