(Site within Mercer Colony land grant)Established by colonizer Johan Reinert Reiersen (1810-64). The 1845 founder of Brownboro (Normandy) in present Henderson County, who settled here in 1847. Elise Tvede Waerenskjold, Reiersen's aide on his magazine "Norway and Texas", spurred migration by continuing to write for Norwegian journals.
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|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 772286 N 3597328|
|Decimal Degrees||32.47988333, -96.10263333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 28.793', W 96° 6.158'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 28' 47.58" N, 96° 6' 9.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||903, 430|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11449-11491 FM 90, Mabank TX 75147, US|
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