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

In Memory of George Bernhard Erath

 
 
George Bernhard Erath Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, November 19, 2017
1. George Bernhard Erath Marker
Inscription.  Protector of the Texas frontier. Hero of San Jacinto. Major in the Confederate Army. Member of the Texas Congress and Legislature. Born in Vienna, Austria January 1, 1813. Died at Waco, Texas May 15, 1891. Erath County was named in his honor.

He sought in Texas freedom from tyranny. In return, he contributed, through lifelong service, to the progress of the state and the development of an enlightened people.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 32° 13.138′ N, 98° 12.347′ W. Marker is in Stephenville, Texas, in Erath County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (Business Highway 377) and North Erath Avenue, on the left when traveling east on West Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 W Washington St, Stephenville TX 76401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
George Bernhard Erath Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, November 19, 2017
2. George Bernhard Erath Marker Area
8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erath Arches (here, next to this marker); Oak Dale Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Alexander Cemetery (approx. 11.1 miles away); Morgan Mill Tabernacle (approx. 11.9 miles away); Dublin National Bank (approx. 12.3 miles away); Dr Pepper Texas (approx. 12.3 miles away); Dublin Dr Pepper Bottling Company (approx. 12.3 miles away); William T. Miller Grist Mill (approx. 12.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stephenville.
 
Also see . . .  Erath, George Bernhard. from the Handbook of Texas Online (Submitted on May 17, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 120 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 17, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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