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Steamboat Washington
Landed Here

Milam County

US 190/77
at the Little River
1 1/2 miles SE of Cameron
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
Texas 1936 Centennial Marker:

Steamboat Washington Landed Here

In 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.
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
TX Milam County 1920s Map
Milam County 1920s map showing Little River and
Cameron the county seat
from Texas state map #10749

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

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