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Steamboat Washington Landed Here

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Marker TitleSteamboat Washington Landed Here
LocationUS 190/77, 1.5 miles from Cameron
Citynear Cameron
Year Marker Erected1936
Text on MarkerIn the winter of 1850-1851 with Captain Basil M. Hatfield, commander, the Steamboat Washington Landed here with a shipment of merchandise from Washington-on-the-Brazos to J. W. McCown and co., merchants at Cameron. The first, last and only steamboat to navigate Little River.
SourceTexas Historical Commission's Texas Historic Sites Atlas Database - July 2003


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