Moseley's Ferry

Moseley's Ferry (HM1AU0)

Location: Caldwell, TX 77836 Burleson County
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N 30° 37.465', W 96° 32.669'

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Situated where the Old San Antonio Road crossed the Brazos River, this public ferry was begun by Michael Boren (1806-75) about 1846. The ferry and a settlement nearby were named for Daniel Moseley (1787-1856), who took over the service in 1849 and whose family ran it until 1868. Other ferrymen continued to transport travelers, livestock, and freight across the river until 1912, when the Houston & Texas Central (now the Southern Pacific) constructed a railroad bridge at this location. Today a highway bridge spans the Brazos where Moseley's Ferry once operated.
HM NumberHM1AU0
Marker Number8645
Year Placed1975
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 11:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 735367 N 3390549
Decimal Degrees30.62441667, -96.54448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 37.465', W 96° 32.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 37' 27.90" N, 96° 32' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)979
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8016-8250 Presidential Corridor E, Caldwell TX 77836, US
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