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Williamsburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Texas

Quadricentennial Plaza

 

—Jamestown Settlement —

 
Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
1. Texas Marker
Inscription. Capital-Austin

Spain established several missions and controlled the region until 1821 when Mexico gained its independence. At that time, the United States reached agreement with Mexico allowing Americans to colonize the territory, and Stephen Austin brought settlers to the region, primarily from the southeast. Conflicts between settlers and the Mexican government let to a war in 1836. Texas won its independence and remained as the separate Republic of Texas until its admission as a state.

1530s-Explored by the Spanish
1682-Initial settlement by the Spanish
1845-Admitted to the Union as the 28ths state.
 
Location. 37° 13.547′ N, 76° 46.981′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Marker is on Jamestown Road. Click for map. The marker is located near the Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2110 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Iowa (here, next to this marker); Florida (here, next to this marker); Nevada (here, next to this marker); Wisconsin (here, next to this marker); Michigan (here, next

Quadricentennial Plaza-North image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
2. Quadricentennial Plaza-North
to this marker); California (here, next to this marker); Minnesota (a few steps from this marker); Illinois (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. Colonial EraExplorationSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence
 
Quadricentennial Plaza-South image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
3. Quadricentennial Plaza-South
Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 17, 2016
4. Jamestown Settlement Visitor Center
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 70 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 8, 2016.
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