(October 4, 1761 - June 10, 1821)The initiator of Anglo-American settlement in Texas. Moses Austin was a native of Durham, Connecticut. After his marriage to Mary Brown in 1785, Austin became a leading figure in the development of the American lead industry. His business took him to Virginia and then west to the Mississippi Valley. A colonizer and pioneer as well, Austin helped establish several frontier communities.
|Placed By||The Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 3:46am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 621308 N 3350411|
|Decimal Degrees||30.27933333, -97.73873333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 16.76', W 97° 44.324'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 16' 45.60" N, 97° 44' 19.44" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 800-898 Jefferson St, Austin TX 78701, US|
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