Site of a Twin Blockhouse

Site of a Twin Blockhouse (HMZZ3)

Location: La Grange, TX 78945 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 54.394', W 96° 52.819'

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Built about 1828 - used as a place of defense against the Indians and known as Moore's Fort in honor of its builder and owner, John Henry Moore, 1800-1880, noted Indian fighter and commander of the Texans at the Battle of Gonzales, October 2, 1835 - The City of La Grange was established May 17, 1831 on his land.
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HM NumberHMZZ3
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Marker Number5580
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 11:05pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 704653 N 3310320
Decimal Degrees29.90656667, -96.88031667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 54.394', W 96° 52.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 54' 23.64" N, 96° 52' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)979, 713
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 385 N Main St, La Grange TX 78945, US
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