Rochelle Depot

Rochelle Depot (HM26WY)

Location: Rochelle, TX 76872 McCulloch County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 13.587', W 99° 12.589'

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J.F. Crew of Ohio purchased land here in 1902 and later moved to McCulloch County and founded the settlement of Rochelle. When the Fort Worth and Rio Grande Railroad built a line from Brownwood to Brady in 1902-03, he was successful in having it routed through Rochelle. Later part of the Santa Fe system, the railroad played an important role in the area's early growth and agricultural development. The town's first depot burned and was replaced about 1912 by this frame structure. In 1956 it was moved to this site for use as a community center.
HM NumberHM26WY
Year Placed1982
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 480017 N 3454717
Decimal Degrees31.22645000, -99.20981667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 13.587', W 99° 12.589'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 13' 35.22" N, 99° 12' 35.34" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5802 US-190, Rochelle TX 76872, US
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