Old Coffeeville, C. S. A.

Old Coffeeville, C. S. A. (HM28WV)

Location: Ore City, TX 75683 Upshur County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 50.319', W 94° 45.343'

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Ferry point near this site, on Big Cypress. Important town of 1850's, with an academy, 2 dry goods stores, 2 groceries, drug store, 3 doctors, Methodist and Presbyterian churches, a hotel and Masonic Lodge.

During Civil War, lived up to its name, selling coffee when other towns had none.

Had a Confederate camp of instruction, one of three in Upshur County, established in response to June 8, 1861, call of Governor Edward Clark for such camps to be set up at expense of local citizens. Trained infantry and cavalry.
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HM NumberHM28WV
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Year Placed1965
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, June 29th, 2018 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 335679 N 3634765
Decimal Degrees32.83865000, -94.75571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 50.319', W 94° 45.343'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 50' 19.14" N, 94° 45' 20.58" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14420 TX-155, Ore City TX 75683, US
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