Kenney's Fort

Kenney's Fort (HM1B3D)

Location: Round Rock, TX 78665 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 31.207', W 97° 38.63'

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1/2 mile South to the site of Kenney's Fort First settlement in Williamson County. Erected as a home by Dr. Thomas Kenney and Joseph Barnhart in the spring of 1839. Served as a place of defense during Indian raids. Rendezvous of the Santa Fe Expedition, 1841. Here the archives of the Republic of Texas en route to Washington-on-the-Brazos were captured on December 31, 1842 and returned to Austin.
HM NumberHM1B3D
Marker Number9141
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 5:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 630117 N 3377202
Decimal Degrees30.52011667, -97.64383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 31.207', W 97° 38.63'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 31' 12.42" N, 97° 38' 37.80" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2601-2797 Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock TX 78665, US
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