— (about 300 feet West) —First ferry on the Trinity River at Dallas was started here, 1842, by John Neely Bryan (1810 - 1877), the founder of Dallas. Alexander Cockrell (1820 - 1858), early builder and developer, replaced ferry with wooden toll bridge, 1854. This crossing played an important part in the development of the city.
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|Placed By||Texas Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 705238 N 3628812|
|Decimal Degrees||32.77810000, -96.80865000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 46.686', W 96° 48.519'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 46' 41.16" N, 96° 48' 31.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||214, 972, 469|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 405 Reunion Blvd E, Dallas TX 75207, US|
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