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Site of Former Town of Lyons

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Schulenburg, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 39' 37.26603", -96° 54' 16.98257000016"
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     Early town on land grant of Keziah Cryer. Named for settler James Lyons, killed by 1837 Indian raiders, who kidnapped his son Warren. In 1860s town had stores, Masonic Lodge, school, post office; and was on Cotton Road to Mexico, but it died in 1870s when the Southern Pacific Railroad was built.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Site of Former Town of Lyons Historical Marker Location Map, Schulenburg, Texas

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