West Columbia in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Capitol of the Republic of Texas
1836 - 1837
Location. 29° 8.674′ N, 95° 38.845′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is on East Brazos Avenue (State Highway 35), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Capitol of Texas Park, a small park full of interpretive panels, located in front of a Walgreens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Brazos Avenue, West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbia - The First Capital of The Republic of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Columbia Rosenwald School (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Columbia United Methodist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Columbia Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Near Site of First Capitol of the Republic of Texas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of George B. McKinstry (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.