MARGARET PEAK. Margaret Peak, also known as Mount Margaret, is half a mile west of U.S. Highway 277 near the community of Tennyson in southeastern Coke County (at 31°45' N, 100°18' W). The peak has an elevation of 2,282 feet above sea level and rises 1,860 feet above the surrounding terrain. It is said to have been named for Margaret Beaumont, the wife of Capt. Eugene B. Beaumont, who served with the Fourth Cavalry in the area in the early 1870s.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."MARGARET PEAK," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/rjm05), accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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