Old Waverly

Old Waverly (HM28N3)

Location: , TX San Jacinto County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 31.623', W 95° 21.194'

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Early center of culture for this part of Texas. Settled 1835-1850s, mainly by people from Alabama. Community was named for the Waverley novels of Sir Walter Scott, then very popular.
To provide education equal to any, Waverly Institute was founded in 1854, with separate departments for boys and girls.
Plantation system prevailed until 1860s. During Civil War, Federal troops camped in heart of Waverly, on Soldier's Hill.
Of three early churches, only the Presbyterian (organized in 1860) still exists; its present building was erected in 1904.
HM NumberHM28N3
Year Placed1969
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 274214 N 3379545
Decimal Degrees30.52705000, -95.35323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 31.623', W 95° 21.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 31' 37.38" N, 95° 21' 11.64" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Jim Browder Rd, TX , US
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