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Jones Creek in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Peach Point

 
 
Inscription Plate of Peach Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2015
1. Inscription Plate of Peach Point Marker
Inscription.

One-eighth mile south to

Peach Point

Home of Mrs. Emily M. Perry
1795-1851
Only sister of Stephen F. Austin,
who regarded the place as his home
after the burning of San Felipe
on March 29, 1836

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 9581.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 28° 58.709′ N, 95° 28.323′ W. Marker is in Jones Creek, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 36 and Gulf Prairie Road, on the right when traveling east on State Highway 36. Click for map. Marker is at south corner of the intersection of SH 36, Gulf Prairie Road, and Peach Point Road. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport TX 77541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Major Guy M. Bryan, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); Battle of Jones Creek (here, next to this marker); James Franklin Perry (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emily Margaret Brown Austin Bryan Perry
Peach Point Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2015
2. Peach Point Marker
(about 800 feet away); General Stephen Fuller Austin (about 800 feet away); Major Reuben R. Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Joel Bryan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry William Munson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jones Creek.
 
Also see . . .  Peach Point Plantation. From the Texas State Historical Associationís “Handbook of Texas Online”. (Submitted on November 3, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Battle of Jones Creek, Major Guy M. Bryan, C.S.A., and Peach Point Markers image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2015
3. Battle of Jones Creek, Major Guy M. Bryan, C.S.A., and Peach Point Markers
Markers near Intersection of<br>State Highway 36 and Gulf Prairie Road image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2015
4. Markers near Intersection of
State Highway 36 and Gulf Prairie Road
View to the west
View to Southeast Along State Highway 36 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, October 7, 2015
5. View to Southeast Along State Highway 36
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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