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

Manuel Flores

 
 
Manuel Flores Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Manuel Flores Marker
Inscription. In this vicinity, Manuel Flores, an emissary of the Mexican government, with a small group of men conveying ammunition to the Indians on the Lampasas River, was surprised by Rangers under Lieutenant J. O. Rice in May, 1839, and killed.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9093.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 38.98′ N, 97° 51.591′ W. Marker is in Liberty Hill, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on County Rd 260. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty Hill TX 78642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Hall Independent Missionary Baptist Church of Christ (approx. 0.4 miles away); John G. Matthews House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Liberty Hill Methodist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Liberty Hill Masonic Hall (approx. 3.8 miles away); Stubblefield Building (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rock House Community (approx. 3.9 miles away); Pickle-Mason House (approx. 4.8 miles away); Fore Cemetery (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty Hill.
 
Related marker.
Manuel Flores Marker vicinity image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, June 29, 2014
2. Manuel Flores Marker vicinity
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Also see . . .
1. Manuel Flores Historical Marker. Williamson County Historical Commission (Submitted on March 3, 2017, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 

2. Manuel Flores [?-1839]. Texas State Historical Association - Handbook of Texas (Submitted on March 3, 2017.) 

3. James O. Rice. Texas State Historical Association - Handbook of Texas (Submitted on March 3, 2017, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,924 times since then and 154 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2017, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on January 13, 2008, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on August 29, 2015, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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