Bailey Inglish

Bailey Inglish (HM2DMM)

Location: Bonham, TX 75418
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 34.661', W 96° 11.329'

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(CA. 1797-1867)

In 1837, Bailey Inglish moved his family to this area from western Arkansas, where he had been an influential leader of pioneer settlers. Here he was active in the formation of Fannin County, serving on the land board and later as chief justice. To guard against repeated Indian raids, he built a fort on his land for area residents. The settlement that developed, first known as Bois d'Arc, became Bonham. Inglish was instrumental in its early growth through active public service and donations of land for town lots, a cemetery, and a female seminary.
Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986
Year Placed1986
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 760925 N 3718873
Decimal Degrees33.57768333, -96.18881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 34.661', W 96° 11.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 34' 39.66" N, 96° 11' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Bonham TX 75418, US
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