Site of Ben Ficklin

Site of Ben Ficklin (HM26PM)

Location: San Angelo, TX 76904 Tom Green County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 24.169', W 100° 26.402'

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An early stage stand named in honor of Major Ben Ficklin, 1820 - 1870. A noted frontiersman, mail and stage contractor, who assisted in establishing the Pony Express. He carried the first message from the first governor of California to the governor of Missouri. First county seat of Tom Green County, 1875-1882. Destroyed by flood, August 24, 1882
HM NumberHM26PM
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, April 10th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 363100 N 3475142
Decimal Degrees31.40281667, -100.44003333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 24.169', W 100° 26.402'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 24' 10.14" N, 100° 26' 24.12" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5132-5460 Ben Ficklin Rd, San Angelo TX 76904, US
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