Butler Church Bell

Butler Church Bell (HM1LKI)

Location: Fairfield, TX 75840 Freestone County
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N 31° 43.584', W 96° 9.484'

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Said to have come from riverboat "S. A. Ruthven", which plied Trinity River until it was sunk in 1873 at Parker's Bluff. Butler Church acquired bell and used it for many years. In 1963, after the church was razed, Mrs. Clay Burkhart purchased bell, donated it to county museum in 1964.
Marker Number9862
Year Placed1970
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 769279 N 3513623
Decimal Degrees31.72640000, -96.15806667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 43.584', W 96° 9.484'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 43' 35.04" N, 96° 9' 29.04" W
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Area Code(s)903
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 318 E Main St, Fairfield TX 75840, US
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