Torrey's Trading Post No. 2

Torrey's Trading Post No. 2 (HM1LE0)

Location: Waco, TX 76705 McLennan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 31.333', W 96° 59.945'

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(2.3 mi. north on bluff above Trading House Creek)

Site of greatest Indian council in Republic of Texas. There President Sam Houston made famous 1844 peace talks to assembled chiefs. Was "listening post" for frontier. Built and run by George Barnard for Torrey's Trading Company, post in 1844-49 was important to white men in keeping peace with Indians.
HM NumberHM1LE0
Marker Number5510
Year Placed1966
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 10:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 689988 N 3489213
Decimal Degrees31.52221667, -96.99908333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 31.333', W 96° 59.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 31' 19.98" N, 96° 59' 56.7" W
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Area Code(s)254
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8225 TX-6, Waco TX 76705, US
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