Blanco County Trail Drives

Blanco County Trail Drives (HMNMY)

Location: Johnson City, TX 78636 Blanco County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 16.565', W 98° 25.052'

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From this headquarters site in the 1870s, the brothers J. T. and Sam Ealy Johnson started thousands of cattle up trails to Kansas and other shipping or market points. To the west, at Williamson's Creek, and at Deer Creek (southeast) the Johnsons had gathering and processing pens. They had largest individual trail driving outfit in Blanco and six nearby counties, sending north several herds of 2,500 to 3,000 each season. Sam Ealy, the younger Johnson brother, is known to history as grandfather of 36th president of the United States, Lyndon Baines Johnson. (1969)
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 556021 N 3349521
Decimal Degrees30.27608333, -98.41753333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.565', W 98° 25.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 33.90" N, 98° 25' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)830
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200 W Main St, Johnson City TX 78636, US
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