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

George Washington Petty

 
 
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By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
1. George Washington Petty Marker
Inscription.  
A San Jacinto veteran
Born in Tennessee
April 7, 1812
Died July 27, 1901

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8412.)
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 9.33′ N, 96° 24.525′ W. Marker is in Brenham, Texas, in Washington County. Memorial can be reached from Prairie Lea Street. Marker is in the Prairie Lea Cemetery, on the left when heading west on the road entering from Prairie Lea Street halfway between the flagpole and the gazebo. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prairie Lea Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Schmid Bros. Building (approx. one mile away); Former Bank Building of Giddings & Giddings (approx. one mile away); The Brenham Maifest (approx. one mile
George Washington Petty Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, June 11, 2018
2. George Washington Petty Marker Area
away); Texas Confederate County Commissioners Court (approx. one mile away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Washington County, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); Bassett and Bassett Banking House (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brenham.
 
Also see . . .  Petty, George Washington. (Submitted on June 14, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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