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US 290 and Loop 223, McDade, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 30° 17' 18.564", -97° 15' 0.9648"
    Texas State
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    Laid out 1871; named for Jas. McDade, Brenham lawyer. Became a thriving town, important freight center and early-day stage stop. School-church was built 1872; vigilantes (organized 1883) lynched three men on Christmas Eve, causing a shoot-out next day at the Rock Saloon (now a museum). (1968) Incise in base: McDade was settled in 1869.

This page last updated: 4/9/2011 03:20:49

McDade Historical Marker Location Map, Texas