Webster Massacre

Webster Massacre (HM1B8Q)

Location: Leander, TX 78641 Williamson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 34.606', W 97° 51.131'

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1 ? miles east to the graves of the victims of the
Webster Massacre
which occurred August 27, 1839 when John Webster and a party of about thirty, en route to a land grant in Burnet County, were attacked by a band of Comanche Indians. After attempting to flee under cover of darkness, they were trapped on an open prairie. Mrs. Webster and her two children were made prisoners, all the others were killed. In death they rest together in one grave.
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HM NumberHM1B8Q
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Marker Number9368
Year Placed1936
Placed ByTexas Highway Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:00am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 610062 N 3383259
Decimal Degrees30.57676667, -97.85218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 34.606', W 97° 51.131'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 34' 36.36" N, 97° 51' 7.86" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211 S Hwy 183, Leander TX 78641, US
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