Ewing (HMLFB)

Location: Huntington, TX 75949 Angelina County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 22.364', W 94° 29.436'

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The boom town of Ewing stood for two decades on the west bank of the Angelina River. Named for plantation owner James A. Ewing, the town was located near a rail line and virgin hardwood forests. In 1919 H.G. Bohissen purchased a 100-acre tract of land and built a saw-mill. A company town, Ewing grew rapidly and at its peak contained a post office, commissary, church/school, boarding house, and a population of 850. After many men left to serve in World War II or in war-related industries, the mill closed in December 1944.
Marker Number6994
Year Placed1997
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 3:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 358247 N 3471871
Decimal Degrees31.37273333, -94.49060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 22.364', W 94° 29.436'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 22' 21.84" N, 94° 29' 26.16" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5331-5363 Unnamed Road, Huntington TX 75949, US
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