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Anahuac in Chambers County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Chambersea

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, August 5, 2018
1. Chambersea Marker
Inscription. Built in 1845. Home of Thomas Jefferson Chambers, early civic and business leader whose love for Texas was proclaimed by the "Star" window in the west gable.

The modest board-and-batten pioneer house has another unique feature in the graceful, spiral exterior stairway at the front.

Surrounded by plantings, white lattice summer house, barns and outbuildings, this was center of plantation until Chambers was assassinated here in 1863.
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark-1968
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9117.)
 
Location. 29° 46.253′ N, 94° 41.087′ W. Marker is in Anahuac, Texas, in Chambers County. Marker is on Cummings Street west of Washington Avenue (State Highway 61), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 Cummings Street, Anahuac TX 77514, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Thomas Jefferson Chambers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dr. N.T. Schilling Medical Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Lone Star Canal (approx.
Chambersea image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 5, 2018
2. Chambersea
0.2 miles away); Chambers County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Anahuac (approx. one mile away); Juan Davis Bradburn (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Anahuac (approx. 1.1 miles away); Robert McAlpin Williamson (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anahuac.
 
Also see . . .  Chambers, Thomas Jefferson - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on August 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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