Details for Simmons (Atlas Number 5297004700)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297004700


Marker Number 4700
Atlas Number 5297004700
Marker Title Simmons
Index Entry Simmons
Address FM 1042
City Simmons
County Live Oak
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 570567
UTM Northing 3142377
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; cities and towns
Marker Year 1969
Marker Location Churchyard, FM 1042, Simmons
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text Originally ranch land, bought in 1900 by Dr. C.F. Simmons (Wealthy St. Louis manufacturer of "Liver Regulator"), who also built this all-faiths church, 1908. After Simmon's son and heir died of snake bite, he sold 60,000--acre ranch to 4,200 small farmers and provided buildings for this rural community.