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Marker Title: Simmons
Address: FM 1042
City: Simmons
County: Live Oak
Year Marker Erected: 1969
Designations: na
Marker Location: Churchyard, FM 1042, Simmons
Marker Text:

Originally ranch land, bought in 1900 by Dr. C.F. Simmons (Wealthy St. Louis manufacturer of "Liver Regulator"), who also built this all-faiths church, 1908. After Simmon's son and heir died of snake bite, he sold 60,000--acre ranch to 4,200 small farmers and provided buildings for this rural community.



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