Texas Army Camp - April 15, 1836Samuel McCarley (1775-1838), his wife Celia (1794-1873), and their ten children settled near here on Spring Creek in 1831. By 1836 the McCarley home was located on a well-traveled road linking Washington-on-the-Brazos (30 mi. NW) with Harrisburg (40 mi. SE). Their neighbor, Abraham Roberts, lived about three miles east at a fork in the road. One fork led east to the Trinity River and the other southeast to Harrisburg.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 30th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 229399 N 3329828|
|Decimal Degrees||30.06966667, -95.80706667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 4.18', W 95° 48.424'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 4' 10.8" N, 95° 48' 25.44" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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