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San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Sam Houston House

 
 
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By I.G.V.Atajar, May 29, 2014
1. Sam Houston House Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1886 as the post's first permanent hospital this building provided seventy beds for the sick and wounded. Removing the casualties from the unhealthy riverside location of the temporary hospital in the city, which was a proven spawning ground for devastating cholera epidemics.

Throughout the years this building had served as officers' apartments, post dental clinic and troop barracks. It was refitted as quarters for visiting dignitaries and designated Sam Houston House on May 25, 1961, honoring the legendary Texas hero who was Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Republic of Texas, President of the Republic of Texas and Governor of the State of Texas.
 
Location. 29° 26.725′ N, 98° 27.992′ W. Marker is in San Antonio, Texas, in Bexar County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Staff Post Road and Stanley Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jbsa Ft Sam Houston TX 78234, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bullis House (approx. 0.2 miles away); M-1905 Field Gun (approx. 0.2 miles away); M-59 Armored Personnel Carrier (approx. 0.2 miles away); M-56 Howitzer 105mm Towed (Yugoslavia)
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By I.G.V.Atajar, May 29, 2014
2. Sam Houston House
(approx. 0.2 miles away); M-48 Medium Tank 90mm "Patton" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ft. Sam Houston Quadrangle and Staff Post (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tether Wall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ludwig Mahncke (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Antonio.
 
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By I.G.V.Atajar, May 29, 2014
3. Other Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 232 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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