Capt. Israel Spikes Historical

Capt. Israel Spikes Historical (HM1TH4)

Location: Kaufman, TX 75142 Kaufman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 32.41', W 96° 10.17'

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Pioneer patriot. Spikes Prairie named for him and his family.

In 1875-1876 Spikes served as an elected spokesman from this district in state convention to reestablish free government. He rode horseback to Austin with John H. Reagan, former Confederate Postmaster General, later United States Senator. The Constitution these men helped write has been in force for nearly a century.

Spikes, a Confederate veteran and Mason, had ten children.
HM NumberHM1TH4
Year Placed1968
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 765822 N 3603845
Decimal Degrees32.54016667, -96.16950000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 32.41', W 96° 10.17'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 32' 24.6" N, 96° 10' 10.2" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 903, 469
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10363 Co Rd 110, Kaufman TX 75142, US
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