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

Plaza de Mercado

Market Place

 
 
Plaza de Mercado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 22, 2018
1. Plaza de Mercado Marker
Inscription.  

Originally mapped in 1831 as a public plaza by the Mexican government, this was one of five such squares in the town of Liberty. Although this plaza was sold early to private individuals and did not become a public square, it has always been part of a mercantile section of town.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9682.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 30° 3.521′ N, 94° 47.746′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Texas, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Sam Houston Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 340 Main Street, Liberty TX 77575, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sam Houston in Liberty County (a few steps from this marker); Sam Houston's Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarver Abstract Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Commercial Corner (within shouting distance
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By Brian Anderson, January 6, 2019
2. Plaza de Mercado Marker
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of this marker); Plaza de Carcel y Casas de Correccion (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty County (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain William M. Logan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Seven Courthouses of Liberty County (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 26, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.   2. submitted on January 6, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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