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

1834 Homesite of Capt. and Mrs. Almaron Dickinson

 
 
1834 Homesite of Capt. and Mrs. Almaron Dickinson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
1. 1834 Homesite of Capt. and Mrs. Almaron Dickinson Marker
Inscription.  

Site of the home to which two of the survivors of the Alamo returned, March 13, 1836. Susanna Dickinson, with her infant daughter, brought news of fall of Alamo into Mexican hands (March 6) and of the death of its heroic defenders from Gonzales, among whom was her young husband.
 
Erected 1969 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1221.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 29° 29.933′ N, 97° 27.175′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is at the intersection of St. James Street and St. Matthew Street, on the right when traveling north on St. James Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 226 St James 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. Gonzales Cannon Burial Site (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plaza (about 600 feet away); Military Plaza (about 600 feet away); The Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away);
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Site of Indian Fort (about 700 feet away); Campsite Marking Start of San Jacinto Campaign (about 700 feet away); Andrew Ponton (about 700 feet away); James W. Robinson (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
 
Also see . . .
1. Dickinson, Almeron - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 

2. Dickinson, Susanna Wilkerson - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 

3. Dickinson, Angelina Elizabeth - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
1834 Homesite of Capt. and Mrs. Almaron Dickinson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2018
2. 1834 Homesite of Capt. and Mrs. Almaron Dickinson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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