Somervell County

Somervell County (HM2JLI)

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N 32° 14.097', W 97° 45.34'

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Named for Alexander Somervell (1796-1854), native of Maryland, veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto, Secretary of War under Texas President David G. Burnet; commanded the 1842 Somervell Expedition seeking to end Mexican invasions of Texas Republic.

Region was in old Brazos Land District. Home of Wacos and other Indians. First white settler was Charles Barnard, 1848. First cotton crop and first tannery were introduced during Civil War, 1861-1865.

Created from land in south end of Hood County and organized in 1875; Glen Rose (founded as Barnard's Mill), county seat.
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HM NumberHM2JLI
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 13th, 2019 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 617237 N 3567157
Decimal Degrees32.23495000, -97.75566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 14.097', W 97° 45.34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 14' 5.82" N, 97° 45' 20.4" W
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