Site of Old Rancho Davis

Site of Old Rancho Davis (HMOK4)

Location: Rio Grande City, TX 78582 Starr County
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Country: United States of America
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N 26° 22.751', W 98° 49.238'

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Home of Henry Clay Davis, a Kentuckian

Came to Texas in 1839 * served with Taylor's army in 1846 * married into the Garza family, pioneer settlers and large landowners in the region * Around his home, Rio Grande City grew up * Steamboats from Brownsville made the town a trading center * Ringgold Barracks was established nearby in 1848 * Rio Grande City, the county seat
HM NumberHMOK4
Placed ByThe State of Texas
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 517892 N 2917689
Decimal Degrees26.37918333, -98.82063333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 26° 22.751', W 98° 49.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds26° 22' 45.06" N, 98° 49' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)956
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 108 E 1st St, Rio Grande City TX 78582, US
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