Fort Anahuac

Fort Anahuac (HM1MFP)

Location: Anahuac, TX 77514 Chambers County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 45.362', W 94° 41.288'

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On this site first known as Perry's Point, a fort, established in 1830 by General Manuel Mier y Teran for the purpose of halting Anglo-American colonization was named Anahuac, the Aztec name of Mexico City, then the capital of Texas. The imprisonment here of settlers in Austin's colony brought the first open rebellion to Mexican rule in 1832.
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HM NumberHM1MFP
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
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Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 6:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 336774 N 3292946
Decimal Degrees29.75603333, -94.68813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 45.362', W 94° 41.288'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 45' 21.72" N, 94° 41' 17.28" W
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Area Code(s)409
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Chambers Dr, Anahuac TX 77514, US
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