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Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Amos B. Edson

 
 
Amos B. Edson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, September 16, 2012
1. Amos B. Edson Marker
Inscription. Arrived in Texas January 28, 1836, having been recruited in New Orleans for the Army of Texas by Captain Amasa Turner in whose company he served at San Jacinto. Died in Houston, 1837.
 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10654.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.457′ N, 95° 22.726′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Dallas Street and Valentine Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augustus Chapman Allen (a few steps from this marker); John Kirby Allen (1810-1838) (a few steps from this marker); Origins of Freedman's Town (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Houston Park Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sons of the Republic of Texas (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ancient Order of Pilgrims (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Founders Memorial Park Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
2. Founders Memorial Park Cemetery Entrance
Pillot House (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); San Felipe Cottage (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Houston.
 
More about this marker. There are several more markers with this one in the Founders' Memorial Park Cemetery. Most devoted to men who fought in the Texas War for Independence.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
Founders Memorial Park Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
3. Founders Memorial Park Cemetery
Founders Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans
4. Founders Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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