Homesite of George Orr

Homesite of George Orr (HM27BG)

Location: Liberty, TX 77575 Liberty County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 5.435', W 94° 45.547'

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George Orr first came to Texas in 1813 as a member of the Gutierrez-Magee Expedition. He returned in 1821 with his family and established a home at this site on the Old Atascosito Road. The Orr home was an important stopping place for travelers. Orr served several terms as alcalde of the Atascosito District and participated in the dedication of Fort Anahuac in 1831. He died in 1835, prior to Texas Independence, but his contributions to the settlement of this area helped pave the way for future colonization. The Orr home was razed about 1882.
HM NumberHM27BG
Year Placed1990
Placed ByTexas Historical Commssion
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 330478 N 3330127
Decimal Degrees30.09058333, -94.75911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 5.435', W 94° 45.547'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 5' 26.1" N, 94° 45' 32.82" W
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Area Code(s)936, 713, 409
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Farm to Market Rd 1011, Liberty TX 77575, US
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