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Town of Independence

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Independence, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 19' 13.332648", -96° 20' 50.279928"
    Texas State
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    Settled in 1824. Named in 1836 to commemorate Texas independence. Important early-day town. Baylor University began here, 1845. Residence of family of , Texas hero, 1853-1867. Mrs. Houston is buried here. Confederate Quartermaster Sub-depot, 1864. Many historic sites marked.

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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