Burgess' Water Hole

Burgess' Water Hole (HMHIT)

Location: Alpine, TX 79830 Brewster County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 22.386', W 103° 39.547'

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Called San Lorenzo by Juan Dominguez de Mendoza,1684. Later Charco Alzate in honor of an Apache chieftain. Water hole honoring John W. Burgess, pioneer freighter who here outwitted the Apaches. The emigrant road to California by the way of Chihuahua passed this place.
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 628844 N 3360891
Decimal Degrees30.37310000, -103.65911667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 22.386', W 103° 39.547'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 22' 23.16" N, 103° 39' 32.82" W
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Area Code(s)432
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1104 Loop Rd, Alpine TX 79830, US
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