—(100 yds. SW) —The pioneer settlement of Cummins developed at this site about 1890 around the saddle and harness shop of the earliest permanent settler, Mississippi native Robert Benjamin Cummins (b. 1848). A post office opened here in 1890 with J. H. Kellis as Postmaster. The following year the nearby town of Sterling City (1.9 mi. e) was founded.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 308941 N 3524562|
|Decimal Degrees||31.84076667, -101.01906667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 50.446', W 101° 1.144'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 50' 26.76" N, 101° 1' 8.64" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Hunt Rd, Sterling City TX 76951, US|
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