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

Central Square

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
1. Central Square Marker
Inscription.  Green DeWitt in 1825 appointed James Kerr to select and survey the capital for DeWitt's Mexican land grant colony. Kerr named the capital Gonzales for Don Rafael Gonzales, Governor of Coahuila and Texas.

This was central square in 49-block innter town.
 
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 795.)
 
Location. 29° 30.081′ N, 97° 27.159′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Lawrence Street and North St. Joseph Street (Business U.S. 183), on the right when traveling east on St. Lawrence Street. Marker is located in the northwest corner of the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 North St Joseph Street, Gonzales TX 78629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James W. Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Gonzales Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Gonzales County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Ponton
Central Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
2. Central Square Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Women of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away); Jail Square (about 400 feet away); Military Plaza (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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