Near Homesite of Judge Andrew S. Broaddus

Near Homesite of Judge Andrew S. Broaddus (HM23JL)

Location: Caldwell, TX 77836 Burleson County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 35.769', W 96° 36.63'

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(1810 - 1891)

Noted pioneer leader. Member Virginia House of Delegates (1844-45). Piloted to Texas (1854) a mile-long wagon train of 200 people, who built Salem Baptist Church - reminder of their Virginia home.

Broaddus debated the Hon. Sam Houston at Waugh Campground (8 Mi. W), 1857.
He served in 1861 in Texas Secession Convention; 9th (1861-63) Texas Legislature; 13th Texas Legislature (1873); also on commission to locate and build Texas Agricultural & Mechanical College (now university); Judge, 32nd District (1874-75; 1879-80).

Married twice, had 13 children.
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HM NumberHM23JL
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Year Placed1971
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 729104 N 3387279
Decimal Degrees30.59615000, -96.61050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 35.769', W 96° 36.63'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 35' 46.14" N, 96° 36' 37.8" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6901-6931 TX-21, Caldwell TX 77836, US
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