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First White House of the Republic of Texas

 
 
Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 9, 2012
1. Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas Marker
Inscription.
Site of the
First White House
of the
Republic of Texas

Here dwelt President Sam Houston
from November, 1837 to December, 1838
and President Mirabeau B. Lamar,
from December, 1838 to October, 1839

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10664.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.676′ N, 95° 21.683′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Preston Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Main St, Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sweeney, Coombs & Fredericks Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pillot Building (about 400 feet away); Harris County 1910 Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Old Market Square (about 600 feet away); The Kennedy Bakery (about 700 feet away); Harris County
Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 9, 2012
2. Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas
This building is located on the site of the first White House of the Republic of Texas. The marker is just to your left as you face the main entrance
(about 700 feet away); Houston Cotton Exchange and Board of Trade (about 800 feet away); Hogg Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Houston.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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