Stephen F. Austin Memorial Oak Tree

Stephen F. Austin Memorial Oak Tree (HM3C9)

Location: Hondo, TX 78861 Medina County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 21.033', W 99° 8.482'

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This tree planted on April 15, 2004 was grown from an acorn harvested from the live oak tree located on the site of Stephen F. Austin's death near present-day West Columbia, Texas. Under that large tree, a Texas Historical Monument marks the place where Austin died on December 27, 1836. It was through Austin's tireless efforts and dedication that the Republic of Texas was created. Austin was called "the Father of Texas" by General Sam Houston and a tree is planted in his memory in every county in Texas.
HM NumberHM3C9
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 486277 N 3246832
Decimal Degrees29.35055000, -99.14136667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 21.033', W 99° 8.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 21' 1.98" N, 99° 8' 28.92" W
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Area Code(s)830
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1198 16th St, Hondo TX 78861, US
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