Bastrop in Bastrop County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Lost Pines of Texas
One of the first records of the trees was made in 1807 by Zebulon Pike, explorer for whom Pike's Peak was named. In the 19th century, these loblolly pines supported the county's main industry. Local lumber was shipped by riverboat and ox-wagon to points all over Texas.
Erected 1969 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9208.)
Location. 30° 6.638′ N, 97° 17.586′ W. Marker is in Bastrop, Texas, in Bastrop County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Park Road 1 and Loop State Highway 150, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located just inside the entrance way to Bastrop State Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Park Road 1A, Bastrop TX 78602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Gotier Trace (here, next to this marker); Early History of the City of Bastrop (within shouting Bastrop County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Felipe Entrique Neri, Baron De Bastrop (approx. 0.6 miles away); War Babies (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fairview Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Thomas H. Mays (approx. 1.3 miles away); Home Town of Texas Confederate Major Joseph D. Sayers (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bastrop.
Categories. • Horticulture & Forestry • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 22, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 325 times since then. Last updated on November 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2015, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 3. submitted on November 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.