Bell's Landing

Bell's Landing (HM1OE7)

Location: West Columbia, TX 77486 Brazoria County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 8.453', W 95° 36.919'

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Founded 1823 as Brazos River landing for Josiah H. Bell's plantation. Townsite of Marion laid out in 1824. Later named East Columbia. Army enlistment point and ferrying dock during Texas Revolution. Key river port and trade center during Republic of Texas days.
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HM NumberHM1OE7
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Marker Number9528
Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 4th, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 245567 N 3226423
Decimal Degrees29.14088333, -95.61531667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 8.453', W 95° 36.919'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 8' 27.18" N, 95° 36' 55.14" W
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Area Code(s)979
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 County Rd 300B, West Columbia TX 77486, US
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