Wharton in Wharton County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of the Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson
Editor "The Texas Gazette" and
"The Mexican Citizen," pioneer
Active in the Revolution
Member of the Supreme Court of
the Republic, 1836-1839
Member of Texas Legislature
Died December 22, 1859
The Judge Robert
Home formerly stood
a block and a half
east of this marker,
which was moved to
this site in 1977.
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4895.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Government & Politics • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 29° 18.627′ N, 96° 6.034′ W. Marker is in Wharton, Texas, in Wharton County. Marker is on South Fulton Street south of East Milam Street (State Highway 60), on the right when traveling south. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 South Fulton Street, Wharton TX 77488, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wharton County (here, next to this marker); Wharton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharton County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Wharton (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge George E. Quinan (within shouting distance of this marker); Security Bank and Trust Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Plaza Hotel and Plaza Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Edwin Hawes House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wharton.
Also see . . . Williamson, Robert McAlpin - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.