The Mier Expedition

The Mier Expedition (HM291P)

Location: Roma, TX 78584 Starr County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 25.431', W 99° 1.351'

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A body of Texans intent on invading Mexico camped here on December 21, 1842. After being made prisoners at Salado, Mexico, they drew beans, white for life in prison, black for death. 17 members of the expedition were shot by order of General Santa Anna, March 25, 1843.
HM NumberHM291P
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 Wednesday, July 4th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14J E 497754 N 7077375
Decimal Degrees26.42385000, -99.02251667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 25.431', W 99° 1.351'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 25' 25.8600" N, 99° 1' 21.0600" W
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Area Code(s)956
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1845 US-83, Roma TX 78584, US
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