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Near Brenham in Washington County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Margaret Moffette Lea Houston

 
 
Margaret Moffette Lea Houston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
1. Margaret Moffette Lea Houston Marker
Inscription.  
Margaret Moffette Lea
wife of
Gen. Sam Houston
April 11, 1819 - Dec. 3, 1867
and her mother
Nancy Moffette Lea
May 1, 1780 - Feb. 7, 1864
women of character, culture and staunch
devotion to their families and church,
each in her own way greatly influenced
the career of Sam Houston and
the course of Texas history

 
Erected 1965. (Marker Number 8354.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Women.
 
Location. 30° 19.193′ N, 96° 20.802′ W. Marker is near Brenham, 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. Houston-Lea Family Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Old Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home Built in 1845 by General Jerome B. Robertson
Margaret Moffette Lea Houston Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
2. Margaret Moffette Lea Houston Marker Area
(approx. ¼ mile away); General Sam Houston (approx. ¼ mile away); Baylor University for Boys (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baylor University on Windmill Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 13 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.
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