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Site of a Twin Blockhouse

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La Grange, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 29° 54' 23.76996999984", -96° 52' 49.67542999992"
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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.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Site of a Twin Blockhouse Historical Marker Location Map, La Grange, Texas