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Kingsland in Llano County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fisher - Miller - Grant

 
 
Fisher - Miller - Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Weakley, June 7, 2010
1. Fisher - Miller - Grant Marker
Inscription. Stretches between Llano and Colorado Rivers westward almost to the Pecos. An 1842 grant of 3,800,000 acres from the Texas Republic, purchased in 1844 by the German Emigration Society. Commissioner General John O. Meusebach founded Fredericksburg in 1846 as way-station to the grant. Negotiated peace with Comanches, to provide for unmolested settlement. Founded 3 towns in grant. In 1854 was appointed to issue headrights. Counties formed from grant: Concho, Kimble, Llano, McCullogh, Mason, Menard, Schleicher, San Saba, Sutton and Tom Green.
 
Erected 1964 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9438.)
 
Location. 30° 38.753′ N, 98° 24.967′ W. Marker is in Kingsland, Texas, in Llano County. Marker is on Ranch to Market Road 1431 mile north of Coldwell Boulevard (County Road 127), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is part of a scenic overlook for Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. Marker is in this post office area: Kingsland TX 78639, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Antlers Hotel (approx. 1.6 miles away); Hoover's Valley Cemetery (approx. 4.5 miles away); Longhorn Caverns
Fisher - Miller - Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Weakley, June 7, 2010
2. Fisher - Miller - Grant Marker
(approx. 4.7 miles away); Longhorn Cavern Administration Building (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Tobey Community Cemetery (approx. 5.4 miles away); Packsaddle Mountain (approx. 6.5 miles away); C.S.A. Salt Works (approx. 6.5 miles away); Early Explorers in Llano County (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Categories. ExplorationNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Looking South at the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Weakley, June 7, 2010
3. Looking South at the Marker
Looking North image. Click for full size.
By Barry Weakley, June 7, 2010
4. Looking North
The marker in this view is for Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. The only inscription runs down both sides that reads, "Lake Lyndon B. Johnson". The lake is in the background.
Looking East image. Click for full size.
By Barry Weakley, June 7, 2010
5. Looking East
Looking West image. Click for full size.
By Barry Weakley, June 7, 2010
6. Looking West
 
 
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