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

The Spirit of the Confederacy

 
 
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By Zacharias Beau T, January 6, 2011
1. Sam Houston Park Monument
Inscription.  
The Spirit of the Confederacy
Erected by the Robert E. Lee
Chapter N. 186 U.D.C.
January 1908
To all the heroes of the South who fought for the principles of States rights.

Monument Committee
Julia H Franklin, Bettie P. Mutcheson, Ella H. Sydnor, Marion S. Holt, Mabel F. Smith, Maria C. Weems, Stella J. Christian, Julia Huston, Mary W. Beatty, Mary E. Bryan, Margaret H. Foster
 
Erected 1908 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.616′ N, 95° 22.356′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Bagby Street and Lamar Street, on the right when traveling south. It is on northeast end of the park near the pond. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77251, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Sam Houston Park Monument text image. Click for full size.
By Zacharias Beau T, January 6, 2011
2. Sam Houston Park Monument text
distance of this marker. Sons of the Republic of Texas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ancient Order of Pilgrims (about 300 feet away); Alexander Hodge (about 400 feet away); Nichols-Rice-Cherry House (about 400 feet away); Kellum-Noble House (about 500 feet away); Sam Houston Park (about 600 feet away); Houston City, Republic of Texas (about 700 feet away); Site of the National Women's Conference (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Sam Houston Park Monument image. Click for full size.
By Zacharias Beau T, January 6, 2011
3. Sam Houston Park Monument
Houston skyline
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2012, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on May 15, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2012, by Zacharias Beau T of Alpine, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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