"Texas Jack" Omohundro Birthplace

"Texas Jack" Omohundro Birthplace (HM7J4)

Location: Palmyra, VA 22963 Fluvanna County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 51.153', W 78° 16.28'

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J. B. "Texas Jack" Omohundro was born at Pleasure Hill Farm about 1 mile west of here on July 26, 1846. At age 17 he served as a scout under the command of General J.E.B. Stuart. Later he was renowned as a scout and heroic plainsman of the old west. Texas Jack with his friend W. F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody started the first "Wild West" shows in America. He died in Leadville, Colorado, June 28, 1880.
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HM NumberHM7J4
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Marker NumberF-51
Year Placed1988
Placed ByDepartment of Conservation and Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 740071 N 4192964
Decimal Degrees37.85255000, -78.27133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.153', W 78° 16.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 9.18" N, 78° 16' 16.80" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12689-12769 US-15, Palmyra VA 22963, US
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