Moscow (HMNZH)

Location: Moscow, TX 75960 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 55.188', W 94° 49.655'

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Settled by David Green, during era of the Republic of Texas. First post office established under name of Green's in 1847. Changed to Moscow in 1853.

Incorporated in 1856. Was stage stop o the Nacogdoches - Liberty Road. Site of several famous schools. Has had free school system since 1851.

A cannery for vegetables and fruit and Bible column factory (making architectural pillars) were early industries. In 1881 became important railroad town. Its seven-mile Moscow,Camden & San Augustine is one of the shortest railroads in Texas.
Marker Number10413
Year Placed1967
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 8:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 325367 N 3422145
Decimal Degrees30.91980000, -94.82758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 55.188', W 94° 49.655'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 55' 11.28" N, 94° 49' 39.30" W
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Area Code(s)936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3005 Parrot Rd, Moscow TX 75960, US
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