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

Wheelock

 
 
Wheelock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, January 26, 2019
1. Wheelock Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1833 by Colonel E. L. R. Wheelock, soldier, lawyer and educator. One of the organizers of Robertson's Colony. Captain of Texas Rangers. Died in Edwardsville, Ill, in 1846 while visiting the place of his birth.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10956.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 30° 53.983′ N, 96° 23.551′ W. Marker is in Wheelock, Texas, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of Bremond Street (Farm to Market Road 46) and Farm to Market Road 391, on the left when traveling north on Bremond Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wheelock TX 77882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Wheelock (a few steps from this marker); Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road
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(approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 5.6 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 9.9 miles away); Franklin (approx. 10.3 miles away); Old Franklin (approx. 10.3 miles away); Franklin Carnegie Library (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wheelock.
 
Also see . . .  Wheelock, TX - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 29, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
Wheelock Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, January 26, 2019
2. Wheelock Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 29, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 29, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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