Gabriel Mills

Gabriel Mills (HM1CX1)

Location: Liberty Hill, TX 78642 Williamson County
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N 30° 46.836', W 97° 55.247'

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Samuel Mather settled here in 1849, building a grist mill on the North San Gabriel in 1852. John G. Stewart opened a store near the mill. A small log cabin was in use by 1854 for church, school and lodge meetings. A post office was established in 1858, Mather being postmaster. W. L. Brizendine owned the mill by 1865, adding a cotton gin. Known as Mather's Mill, Brizendine Mill, or Gabriel Mills, the village thrived until Austin & Northwestern Railroad bypassed it (1881); then a decline began. The post office closed in 1905, and by the 1920s the town itself had disappeared.
HM NumberHM1CX1
Marker Number9096
Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Texas Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 6:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 603266 N 3405785
Decimal Degrees30.78060000, -97.92078333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 46.836', W 97° 55.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 46' 50.16" N, 97° 55' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)512, 254
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2700 Co Rd 236, Liberty Hill TX 78642, US
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