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Anahuac in Chambers County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Chambers County

 
 
Chambers County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Leichsenring, January 20, 2023
1. Chambers County Marker
Inscription.  
Formed from Jefferson and Liberty counties.
Created February 12, 1858. Organized August 2, 1858.

Named in honor of General Thomas Jefferson Chambers
1802-1865
The first and only superior judge of Texas before the Revolution. Member of Secession Convention of 1861.

County seat, Wallisville, 1858. Anahuac first known as Chambersea, since 1908.

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 9118.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 12, 1858.
 
Location. 29° 46.397′ N, 94° 40.532′ W. Marker is in Anahuac, Texas, in Chambers County. Marker is on Miller Road (State Highway 61), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1104 Miller Road, Anahuac TX 77514, 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. Black Education in Chambers County (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Events at Anahuac Leading to the Texas Revolution
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lone Star Canal (approx. half a mile away); Home of Thomas Jefferson Chambers (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dr. N.T. Schilling Medical Office (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chambersea (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chambers County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Juan Davis Bradburn (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anahuac.
 
Also see . . .  Chambers County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
Chambers County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 5, 2018
2. Chambers County Marker
Chambers County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 5, 2018
3. Chambers County Marker
New location of Chambers County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Leichsenring, January 20, 2023
4. New location of Chambers County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 212 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 23, 2024, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.   4. submitted on January 23, 2024, by Jeff Leichsenring of Garland, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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