Site of the Town of Swartwout Historical

Site of the Town of Swartwout Historical (HM1WQH)

Location: Livingston, TX 77351 Polk County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 38.324', W 95° 0.281'

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86 blocks and 2 public squares were laid out here in 1838 with James Morgan, Arthur Garner and Thomas Bradley as proprietors. Named in honor of Samuel Swartwout (1783-1856), New York speculator and politician who advanced funds in 1836 to the Texas government. Important steamboat landing before the Civil War and ferry crossing until 1930.
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 307884 N 3391278
Decimal Degrees30.63873333, -95.00468333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 38.324', W 95° 0.281'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 38' 19.44" N, 95° 0' 16.86" W
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Area Code(s)936, 832
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5008 FM 1988, Livingston TX 77351, US
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