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

Major John M. Allen

 
 
Major John M. Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. Major John M. Allen Marker
Inscription.  
San Jacinto veteran. First
Mayor of Galveston. Born in
Kentucky. Died February 12, 1847

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9918.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 17.618′ N, 94° 48.7′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is on Avenue K west of 40th Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in Galveston's Trinity Episcopal 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. Captain William S. Fisher (here, next to this marker); George Campbell Childress (here, next to this marker); Henry Journeay (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Commander Edward Lea
Major John M. Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
2. Major John M. Allen Marker
Markers visible in photo from left to right:
Henry Journeay (in distance), George Campbell Childress, Captain William S. Fisher, Major John M. Allen
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(within shouting distance of this marker); James Love (within shouting distance of this marker); John Bankhead Magruder (within shouting distance of this marker); Warren D. C. Hall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
 
Also see . . .  Allen, John M. - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 145 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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Jun. 28, 2022