Site of Former Town of Lyons

Site of Former Town of Lyons (HM225K)

Location: Schulenburg, TX 78956 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 39.558', W 96° 54.2'

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Early town on land grant of Keziah Cryer. Named for settler James Lyons, killed by 1837 Indian raiders, who kidnapped his son Warren.

In 1860s town had stores, Masonic Lodge, school, post office and was on "Cotton Road" to Mexico, but it died in 1870s when the Southern Pacific Railroad was built.
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HM NumberHM225K
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 702929 N 3282871
Decimal Degrees29.65930000, -96.90333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 39.558', W 96° 54.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 39' 33.48" N, 96° 54' 12" W
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Area Code(s)979, 361
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2413-2425 US-77, Schulenburg TX 78956, US
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