(1 mile west)Operated along with a mill by E. B. Smith during the Republic of Texas. Bought by John Spearman in 1850. At this site in 1870 the state authorized a toll bridge. Fees ranged from 2¢ for a sheep to $1 for an 8-horse team and loaded wagon. This was at Big Cypress Bayou on Pittsburg-Jefferson Stage Road.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 339753 N 3642528|
|Decimal Degrees||32.90925000, -94.71355000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 54.555', W 94° 42.813'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 54' 33.3" N, 94° 42' 48.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6866 US-259, Lone Star TX 75668, US|
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