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

George Campbell Childress

 
 
George Campbell Childress Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
1. George Campbell Childress Marker
Inscription.  
Erected by the State of Texas
in memory of
George Campbell Childress,
co-author and signer of the
Texas Declaration of Independence
Born at Nashville, Tennessee,
January 8, 1804
Died at Galveston, Texas,
October 6, 1841

 
Erected 1932 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 325.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 29° 17.617′ 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); Major John M. Allen (here, next to this marker); Thomas Joseph (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Commander Edward Lea (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Henry Journeay (within shouting distance of this marker); John Bankhead Magruder (within shouting distance of this marker); James Love (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 . . .  Campbell, George Childress - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
George Campbell Childress Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 16, 2018
2. George Campbell Childress Marker
Markers visible in photo from left to right:
Henry Journeay (in distance), George Campbell Childress, Captain William S. Fisher, Major John M. Allen
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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