Old Quintana Historical

Old Quintana Historical (HM1TFA)

Location: Quintana, TX 77541 Brazoria County
Country: United States of America

N 28° 56.024', W 95° 18.471'

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Named for a Mexican general. Early as 1532 a thriving village. Port of entry in Republic of Texas. Strategic fort in Civil War. Industrial area, cattle and cotton shipping point, 1870-1900. Fashionable summer colony, 1884 and afterwards. Largely destroyed in 1900 storm. Now a resort and fishing center.
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HM NumberHM1TFA
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Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, August 1st, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 275039 N 3202836
Decimal Degrees28.93373333, -95.30785000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 56.024', W 95° 18.471'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 56' 1.44" N, 95° 18' 28.26" W
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Area Code(s)979, 281
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 819 Burnett St, Quintana TX 77541, US
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