Site of Quinan Community

Site of Quinan Community (HM2C8P)

Location: East Bernard, TX 77435 Wharton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 23.933', W 96° 4.617'

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The village of Quinan was established about 1872 on the Wharton-Richmond road. It was named for Judge George E. Quinan (1819-1893), who lived south of here on Peach Creek. A native of Ireland, Quinan served in the Texas Senate and on the state Court of Civil Appeals. He was one of the founders of the State Bar of Texas. The community named for him had a school, Methodist church, and a post office located in John C. Habermacher's store. The Quinan community declined after the founding of Hungerford in 1882. The post office and businesses were relocated here later.
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HM NumberHM2C8P
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Year Placed1985
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 783669 N 3255733
Decimal Degrees29.39888333, -96.07695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 23.933', W 96° 4.617'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 23' 55.98" N, 96° 4' 37.02" W
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Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 214 E Railroad St, East Bernard TX 77435, US
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