William B. Travis House C. 1820

William B. Travis House C. 1820 (HMW3A)

Location: Frisco City, AL 36445 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 31.031', W 87° 29.836'

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The Alabama home of the commander of the Alamo. While living in this house Travis read law under The Hon. James Dellet of Claiborne, Al. In 1831, at the age of 22, he left Claiborne for Texas where he practiced law and became involved in the Texas Revolution. Travis, along with Davey Crockett, Jim Bowie and about 180 other men, were killed in March 1836 while defending the mission from Mexican forces. The house was moved from its original site in the old City of Claiborne 1 ½ miles away.

Restored by Ann & Palmer Bedsole, 1985
HM NumberHMW3A
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 12:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 452785 N 3487028
Decimal Degrees31.51718333, -87.49726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 31.031', W 87° 29.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 31' 1.86" N, 87° 29' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)251
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72 Co Rd 1, Frisco City AL 36445, US
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