(1793-1873)R.E.B. Baylor, for whom Baylor University is named, was a prominent leader in diverse arenas of public service: military, judicial, political, educational, fraternal and religious. A Kentucky native, he served in the War of 1812 and the Creek Indian War, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Following successes in law and politics in Kentucky and Alabama, he moved to Texas in 1839 and taught school at La Grange, later settling at Gay Hill (7 mi. W), where he built his home, Holly Oak.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
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|Date Added||Thursday, June 14th, 2018 at 4:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 755266 N 3356769|
|Decimal Degrees||30.31583333, -96.34533333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 18.95', W 96° 20.72'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 18' 57" N, 96° 20' 43.2" W|
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|Area Code(s)||979, 936, 512, 469|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9150 Lueckemeyer Rd, Brenham TX 77833, US|
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