Site of County's First Settlement
—(5 mi. NE, on Frio River) —Founded 1858. Named for John Swanson Yarbrough, an original settler. Town contained about 30 log "picket houses". Settlers were often harassed by Indians, cattle thieves and wild animals.
|Placed By||Texas State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 13th, 2019 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14R E 554650 N 3148291|
|Decimal Degrees||28.46003333, -98.44178333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 28° 27.602', W 98° 26.507'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||28° 27' 36.12" N, 98° 26' 30.42" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near , ,|
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