The Oldest Czech Settlement

The Oldest Czech Settlement (HM1CWE)

Location: La Grange, TX 78945 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 50.405', W 96° 54.648'

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in Texas was established at Hostyn when in November, 1856, the families of Josef Janda, Valintin Kolibal, Frantisek Koza arrived here from Czechoslovakia and in December, 1856, arrived here Alois Klimicek, Benjamin Klimicek adn Frantisek Marak.
Marker Number1141
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 701843 N 3302897
Decimal Degrees29.84008333, -96.91080000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 50.405', W 96° 54.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 50' 24.30" N, 96° 54' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)979, 713
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5914-6148 S Hwy 77, La Grange TX 78945, US
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