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Burleson County Marker

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Caldwell, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 32' 15.552528", -96° 41' 34.678356"
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    Farmed Early as 1744 by Indians under guidance of Spanish missionaries. In 1830, Ft. Tenoxtitlan, guarding Brazos crossing, San Antonio Road, attracted Anglo-Texans, who lived off wild game in early years. County created and organized in 1846. Named for Gen.Edward Burleson (1798-1851), veteran of Battle of San Jacinto; Indian fighter; vice-president and senator, later a state senator. County seat, Caldwell (named for Mathew Caldwell, signer of Declaration of Independence). During the Civil War, furnished troops, cotton and food to Confederate Texas. (1965)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

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