Ben Milam

Ben Milam (HM2DYZ)

Location: Cameron, TX 76520 Milam County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 50.995', W 96° 58.588'

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Inscription
(Front Panel)
Milam


(Right Panel)
Benjamin Rush Milam
born in Kentucky
1788. Soldier in the
War of 1812. Trader
with the Texas
Comanche Indians
1818. Colonel in
the Long Expedition
in 1820. Empresario
from 1826 to 1835


(Left Panel)
Benjamin Rush Milam
participated in the
capture of Goliad
October Ninth 1835
was killed in San
Antonio December
Seventh 1835 while
commanding the Texas
forces which later
captured the town


(Rear Panel)
Who will follow
Old Ben Milam
into San Antonio

Erected by the
State of Texas
1936 with funds
appropriated
by the Federal
government to
commemorate
one hundred
years of Texas
Independence
Details
HM NumberHM2DYZ
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
Tags
Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 693499 N 3414721
Decimal Degrees30.84991667, -96.97646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 50.995', W 96° 58.588'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 50' 59.7" N, 96° 58' 35.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)254, 817, 979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102 E Main St, Cameron TX 76520, US
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