Site of Old Spearman's Ferry - Lone Star, Morris County, Texas
Address:
Directions: US 259 about 1 mi. south of Lone Star
Marker #: 5343007857
Year Dedicated: 1966
Size, type: 24" x 18" Other
Last reported condition: Poor; Refinish
Site of Old Spearman's Ferry - Operated along with a mill by E. B. Smith during the Republic of Texas. Bought by John Spearman in 1850. At this site in 1870 the state authorized a toll bridge. Fees ranged from 2 cents for a sheep to $1 for an 8-horse team and loaded wagon. This was at Big Cypress Bayou on Pittsburg-Jefferson Stage Road.
Coordinates:
Decimal degrees:  N 32.910969   W -94.713035
Degrees, minutes: N 32 54.658   W 094 42.782
UTM: Zone 15, Easting 339805, Northing 3642718
Site of old Spearman Ferry
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