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

Military Plaza

 
 
Military Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, September 20, 2018
1. Military Plaza Marker
Inscription.  To comply with wishes of governor of Coahuila and Texas, the 1825 plans for Gonzales followed usual plans for Spanish towns. Surveyed by James Kerr, agent for colony's contractor, Green DeWitt, and Kerr's assistant, Byrd Lockhart. This was named Military Plaza.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3373.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 29° 30.025′ N, 97° 27.118′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is at the intersection of St. Paul Street (State Highway 146 Spur) and North St. Joseph Street (Business U.S. 183), on the right when traveling east on St. Paul Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 St Louis Street, Gonzales TX 78629, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Presbyterian Church (here, next to this marker); Gonzales Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James W. Robinson (about 300 feet away); First Baptist Church of Gonzales
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(about 300 feet away); Plaza (about 300 feet away); Andrew Ponton (about 400 feet away); Church Square (about 400 feet away); Gonzales County Jail (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
 
Military Plaza Marker Area image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry D. Moore, September 20, 2018
2. Military Plaza Marker Area
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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