"Webster Massacre"

"Webster Massacre" (HM14Y2)

Location: Leander, TX 78641 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 34.975', W 97° 49.583'

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Here sleep
the victims of the
"Webster Massacre"
of August 27, 1839
About thirty homeseekers
headed by John Webster
enroute to what is now Burnet
County, were attacked by a band
of Comanche Indians
After attempting to flee under
cover of darkness, they
were trapped in this vicinity
Mrs. Webster and her two children
were captured and later released
All the others were killed
Martha Webster then but
three years old was later
married to Marmaduke Strickland
HM NumberHM14Y2
Marker Number9369
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 8:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 612529 N 3383966
Decimal Degrees30.58291667, -97.82638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 34.975', W 97° 49.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 34' 58.50" N, 97° 49' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9040 Ranch to Market Rd 2243, Leander TX 78641, US
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