Wentworth - Sonora, Sutton County, Texas
Address: US 277, about 3.5 mi. S of Sonora
Directions: on US 277, about 31/2 miles south of Sonora
Marker #: 5435005752
Year Dedicated: 1972
Size, type: 18" x 28"
Last reported condition: Refinish
Wentworth - Situated in 1880's at water well of A. J. Winkler, who platted townsite, gave title bond, and named place for Fort Terrett area rancher P. H. Wentworth. The residents occupied tents and picket homes. Principal building was two-story school, church, and hall of Dee Ora Lodge No. 715, A.F. & A.M. Town had a post office Aug. 1890 - Aug. 1891. Postmaster was Thomas Stevenson, uncle of a future Texas governor. Losing 1891 county seat election to Sonora, Wentworth citizens moved away. Lodge hall, relocated late 1891 in Sonora, served as school and community building until 1938.
Decimal degrees:  N 30.528062   W -100.672073
Degrees, minutes: N 30 31.684   W 0100 40.324
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 339582, Northing 3378490
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