Site of Anderson's Fort or Soldier's Mound

Site of Anderson's Fort or Soldier's Mound (HM1Z8B)

Location: Spur, TX 79370 Dickens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 31.529', W 100° 50.645'

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Here behind extensive breastworks Major Thomas M. Anderson, Tenth U.S. Infantry, maintained a supply camp for the Cavalry under General Ranald S. Mackenzie, Fourth U.S. Cavalry, who in 1874-1875 forced the Indians of the region onto reservations and opened the plains to white settlement.
HM NumberHM1Z8B
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 27th, 2017 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 328750 N 3711066
Decimal Degrees33.52548333, -100.84408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 31.529', W 100° 50.645'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 31' 31.74" N, 100° 50' 38.7" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TX-70, Spur TX 79370, US
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