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

Michel B. Menard

(December 5, 1805 - September 2, 1856)

 
 
Michel B. Menard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. Michel B. Menard Marker
Inscription.  A native of Canada, Michel B. Menard came to Texas in 1829. He lived in Nacogdoches and Liberty before settling in Galveston in 1833. He was one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836, and later represented Galveston in the Congress of the Republic of Texas. As one of the founders of the Galveston City Company he was instrumental in the development of the island. Menard County was created in 1858 and named in his honor.
 
Erected 1994 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7529.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1829.
 
Location. 29° 17.575′ N, 94° 48.736′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker can be reached from Avenue K east of 43rd Street. Marker is located in Galveston's Old Catholic Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4002 Avenue K, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lent Munson Hitchcock (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Commander Edward Lea
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel May Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Louis Trezevant Wigfall (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren D. C. Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Isabel Cox Sherman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry Journeay (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .  Menard, Michel Branamour - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
Michel B. Menard Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
2. Michel B. Menard Marker
Michel B. Menard Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
3. Michel B. Menard Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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