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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Peter Jefferson Duncan

 
 
Peter Jefferson Duncan Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Peter Jefferson Duncan Marker
Inscription.  
Participated in the capture
of San Antonio in 1835 and
served in the army in 1836

Born in New York in 1799

Died in Harris County,
Texas in 1870

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10651.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker 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. 29° 45.214′ N, 95° 5.386′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Park Road 1836, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located within the De Zavala Cemetery at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Thomas (here, next to this marker); Lorenzo De Zavala (here, next to this marker); De Zavala Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Twin Sisters (within
De Zavala Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. De Zavala Cemetery
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shouting distance of this marker); Men who fought at San Jacinto and in Army of the Confederacy (within shouting distance of this marker); San Jacinto Battleground Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Burleson's Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); The B.R. Brigham Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022