Cameron County
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv
N 25° 56.973 W 097° 30.350
14R E 649607 N 2870950
Quick Description: Cameron County was created from Nueces County in 1848.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2007 8:07:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM2JJ3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 25

Long Description:
Marker Number: 639

Marker Text:
Created February 21, 1848; From Nueces County; Organized August 7, 1848; Named in honor of Ewen Cameron, 1811-1843; Captain in the Mier Expedition; Shot at Queretaro; County Seat, Santa Rita 1848-1849; Brownsville, since the earliest battles of the Mexican War, and the last battle of the Civil War were fought in this county.


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