Pecan Point Signers Historical

Pecan Point Signers Historical (HM1TJD)

Location: Hooks, TX 75561 Bowie County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 28.542', W 94° 17.32'

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of the Texas Declaration of Independence

Five of the most prominent delegates to the Constitutional Convention of Texas, held March, 1836, hailed from Pecan Point, in this vicinity. Richard Ellis (an attorney and judge) was chosen president of the meeting and later served four terms in the Senate of the Republic.

Collin McKinney (a magistrate) helped draft the declaration and served three terms in the house. A. H. Latimer (an attorney) served two terms. Samuel Price Carson (attorney) became Texas' Secretary of State and with Robert Hamilton (financier) was an agent to the United States.
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HM NumberHM1TJD
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Year Placed1969
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 380264 N 3704767
Decimal Degrees33.47570000, -94.28866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.542', W 94° 17.32'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 32.52" N, 94° 17' 19.2" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Main St, Hooks TX 75561, US
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