Independence in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Houston-Lea Family Cemetery
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8353.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
Location. 30° 19.191′ N, 96° 20.802′ W. Marker is in Independence, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Farm to Market Road 50 and La Bahia Trail East (Farm to Market Road 390), on the right when traveling north on Highway 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brenham TX 77833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Margaret Moffette Lea Houston (here, next to this marker); Old Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Independence School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Mustering of a Unit of Hood's Texas Brigade, C.S.A.Independence Postal Service (about 600 feet away); Independence (about 600 feet away); Liberty Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home Built in 1845 by General Jerome B. Robertson (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.