Cameron County

Cameron County (HM28EC)

Location: Brownsville, TX 78520 Cameron County
Country: United States of America

N 25° 54.257', W 97° 29.744'

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Created February 12, 1848
Since 1535 men of all nations of the earth sailed
the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the green
valley of the Rio Grande in search of happiness,
and each found it in his own time and in his own way.


1535 Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca
1686 Alonzo de Leon, Fr. Damian Manzanet
1749 Jose de Escandon
1771 Jose Salvador de la Garza
1787 Jose Goseascochea
1794 Nicolas Balli
1818 Manuel Yturria, Cristobal Longoria, Jose Antonio Esparza
1823 Martin de Leon, Ramon Lafon
1828 Charles Stillman, James McGloin
1834 William Neale, Reuben M. Potter
1846 Zachary Taylor, George B. McClellan, Ulysses S. Grant, Mariano Arista, Mifflin Kennedy
1847 Jefferson Davis, Winfield Scott, Thomas J. Jackson, Stephen Powers, Richard King, John S. Ford
1849 Simon Mussina, John Young
1850 John R. Butler, Franklin Cummings, Joseph Kleiber, Francis W. Latham, Jose San Roman, Simon Celaya
1855 Edmund J. Davis,
1856 Robert E. Lee,
1859 Samuel P. Heintzelman
1863 John B. Magruder, Hamilton P. Bee
1864 Raphael Semmes
1865 Phillip H. Sheridan, Lew Wallace




1872 Richard Henry Savage, John L. Haynes
1875 Lee H. McNelly
1876 Porfirio Diaz
1878 James B. Wells
1881 William C. Gorgas, Enoch H. Crowder
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
Details
HM NumberHM28EC
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 650676 N 2865948
Decimal Degrees25.90428333, -97.49573333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 25° 54.257', W 97° 29.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds25° 54' 15.42" N, 97° 29' 44.64" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 900 E 11th St, Brownsville TX 78520, US
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