Dr. William Hewson and Dr. David Caldwell Hewson
Dr. David Caldwell Hewson, one of William and Mary’s three sons, was born in Pennsylvania in 1826. He married Hannah Bennett in 1847 and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School the next year. The couple moved to Louisiana and had three children before settling in Orange. In the 1850s, Dr. Hewson divorced Hannah and married Harriet Thomas, with whom he had three more children. He worked as a physician and also ran the family drugstore after his father’s death. Hewson enlisted
Erected 2007 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 14044.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 5.463′ N, 93° 43.859′ W. Marker is in Orange, Texas, in Orange County. Marker is on West Front Street east of Second Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orange TX 77630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Harmon (here, next to this marker); Old Niblett's Bluff, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); The Sawmill Industry in Orange County (here, next to this marker); Site Of End Of The Line Station (here, next to this marker); Atakapan Indians of Orange CountyThe Orange Leader (here, next to this marker); Hugh Ochiltree (here, next to this marker); George Alexander Pattillo (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
More about this marker. Located in the Ochiltree Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 28, 2018.