Felipe Henrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop

Felipe Henrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop (HM23JU)

Location: Bastrop, TX 78602 Bastrop County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 6.556', W 97° 19.1'

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1770 - 1829

Erected in recognition of the distinguished service to Texas of Felipe Henrique Neri, Baron de Bastrop, 1770-1829.

Pioneer Red River empresario. Land Commissioner of Austin's Colony, member of the Congress of Coahuila and Texas. Through his aid, Moses Austin secured from the Spanish Government in 1821, the first contract for the Anglo-American colonization of Texas.

In his honor, the name of this town and that of this county, a part of Austin's 1821 grant, known as the Municipality of Mina in 1834 and the County of Mina after March 17, 1836, was changed on December 18, 1837 to Bastrop.

Let this name bring to mind the friend and advocate of the pioneer in a foreign land
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HM NumberHM23JU
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 7th, 2017 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 662026 N 3332086
Decimal Degrees30.10926667, -97.31833333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 6.556', W 97° 19.1'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 6' 33.36" N, 97° 19' 6.0000000000001" W
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Area Code(s)512
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 805 Pine St, Bastrop TX 78602, US
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