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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robert Jones Rivers

In Memory Of

 
 
Robert Jones Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 27, 2009
1. Robert Jones Rivers Marker
Inscription. Pioneer, patriot, lawyer, and orator. Born in Virginia in 1806. Died in Georgetown December 14, 1854.

His eloquence protected the helpless; his wit charmed all.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14595.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 38.221′ N, 97° 40.673′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on South Austin Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the west side of Williamson County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 734 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Love Store (a few steps from this marker); Judge Greenleaf Fisk (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice John Edward Hickman (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmers State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (within shouting distance of this
Robert Jones Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 27, 2009
2. Robert Jones Rivers Marker
Courthouse is seen in the background.
marker); Williamson County (within shouting distance of this marker); M.B. Lockett Building (within shouting distance of this marker); H. C. Craig Bulding (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Handbook of Texas Online - Robert Jones Rivers. Robert Jones Rivers, attorney and jurist renowned for his oratory and jocular wit, was born in Virginia about 1806, the son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Edmunds) Rivers. (Submitted on December 28, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 513 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by Tiji Biem of Austin, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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