Anahuac in Chambers County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The modest board-and-batten pioneer house has another unique feature in the graceful, spiral exterior stairway at the front.
Surrounded by plantings, white lattice summer house, barns and outbuildings, this was center of plantation until Chambers was assassinated here in 1863.
Recorded Texas Historical Landmark-1968
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9117.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 29° 46.253′ N, 94° 41.087′ W. Marker is in Anahuac, Texas, in Chambers County. Marker is on Cummings Street west of Washington Avenue (State Highway 61), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 Cummings Street, Anahuac TX 77514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home of Thomas Jefferson Chambers (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dr. N.T. Schilling Medical Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Lone Star Canal (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chambers County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Anahuac (approx. one mile away); Juan Davis Bradburn (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Anahuac (approx. 1.1 miles away); Robert McAlpin Williamson (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anahuac.
Also see . . . Chambers, Thomas Jefferson - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on August 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.)
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