8.6 Miles South to Fort Phantom Hill

8.6 Miles South to Fort Phantom Hill (HM1HK4)

Location: Abilene, TX 79601 Jones County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.012', W 99° 39.185'

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Established November 14, 1851 by the United States Army as a protection of the settlers against the Indians. Abandoned and burned April 6, 1854. Repaired and used by Southern Overland Mail, 1858-1861, sub-post of Fort Griffin, 1871-1872, temporary county seat of Jones County in 1881.
Details
HM NumberHM1HK4
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceFort
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker Number2005
Year Placed1936
Placed ByTexas Highway Department
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 30th, 2014 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees32.75020000, -99.65308333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.012', W 99° 39.185'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 0.7200" N, 99° 39' 11.1000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14998 Co Rd 329, Abilene TX 79601, US
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