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Hubbard in Hill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hubbard

 
 
Hubbard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By QuesterMark, November 28, 2015
1. Hubbard Marker
Inscription.  

Founded 1881, as a shipping center and supply point on the St. Louis and Southwestern Railway. Named for Richard B. Hubbard (1832-1901), colonel in the 22nd Texas Infantry during the Civil War; Texas Governor 1876-1879; United States Minister to Japan 1885-1889. Banking and market town. Has mineral waters.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2588.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location. 31° 50.803′ N, 96° 47.722′ W. Marker is in Hubbard, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is at the intersection of North Magnolia Avenue (State Highway 171) and NE 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north on North Magnolia Avenue. This marker is one of three that stand in front of Hubbard City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 N Magnolia Ave, Hubbard TX 76648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hubbard City News (a few steps from this marker); Hometown of Tris Speaker (a few steps from this marker);
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Historic Bank Site (within shouting distance of this marker); First Methodist Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hot Mineral Water Well (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hubbard High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fairview Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Former Site of Liberty Hill Settlement (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hubbard.
 
Hubbard and two other Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By QuesterMark, November 28, 2015
2. Hubbard and two other Markers
Hubbard marker is one of three that stand in front of Hubbard City Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2015, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2015, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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