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

Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas

1837-38-39 & 42

 
 
Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 20, 2018
1. Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating days when after her glorious struggle Texas stood an independent nation.
 
Erected 1914 by San Jacinto Chapter Daughters Republic of Texas.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 29° 45.62′ N, 95° 21.774′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Texas Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located on the front of the Rice Hotel building, to the left of the main entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Texas Avenue, Houston TX 77002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Organization of Lady Washington Chapter, NSDAR (here, next to this marker); Former Site of Capitol, Republic of Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Busy Corners (within shouting distance of this marker); State National Bank Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gulf Building (about 600 feet away); Kress Building
Rice Hotel Building image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 20, 2018
2. Rice Hotel Building
(about 600 feet away); Christ Church Cathedral (about 600 feet away); First White House of the Republic of Texas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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