San Solomon Spring

San Solomon Spring (HM14JZ)

Location: Balmorhea, TX 79718 Reeves County
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N 30° 56.648', W 103° 47.217'

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Called "Mescalero Spring" in 1849, when watering corn and peaches of the Mescalero Apaches. To Ft. Davis soldiers, 1856, was "Head Spring". Present name given by first permanent settlers, Mexican farmers.

Miller, Lyles and Murphy in 1871 began large-scale commercial irrigation. Murphy built first canals.
HM NumberHM14JZ
Series This marker is part of the Antonio de Espejo Entrada of 1582-1583 series
Marker Number4557
Year Placed1964
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 6:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 615876 N 3424041
Decimal Degrees30.94413333, -103.78695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 56.648', W 103° 47.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 56' 38.88" N, 103° 47' 13.02" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 146-150 Texas Park Rd 30, Balmorhea TX 79718, US
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