Details for Site Planned for a Regional Trade Center: Simmons, Texas

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5297004700

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Marker Number 4700
Atlas Number 5297004700
Marker Title Site Planned for a Regional Trade Center: Simmons, Texas
Index Entry Simmons
Address FM 1042
City Three Rivers
County Live Oak
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 570567
UTM Northing 3142377
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; cities and towns
Marker Year 1969
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Private Property
Marker Location Simmons community, FM 1042, in front of Simmons Community Church
Marker Condition
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 Simmons' 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. (1969)
ATLAS_NUM=5297004700

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