James Bowie Historical

James Bowie Historical (HM1TJE)

Location: Texarkana, TX 75501 Bowie County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 25.796', W 94° 2.606'

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Hero of the Alamo
"They never fail who
die in a just cause"
Love of adventure
brought the young
South Carolinian to
Texas with James Long
in 1819. Romance made
of him a Mexican
citizen and won for
him in San Antonio a
Spanish bride, Ursula


Dreams of fabulous
wealth lured Bowie to
the San Saba region
where he met an
unexpected Indian
attack with
unflinching courage
against the political
and military tyrant
who threatened the
freedom of Texas his
arm was repeatedly
raised until he fell
among the last
defenders of the
Alamo March 6, 1836.
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 7th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 403000 N 3699437
Decimal Degrees33.42993333, -94.04343333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 25.796', W 94° 2.606'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 25' 47.76" N, 94° 2' 36.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)903, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 821-899 US-71, Texarkana TX 75501, US
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