Near Gause in Milam County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of the Town of Nashville
as the capital of
Named for Nashville, Tennessee
where Sterling C. Robertson and many
of his colonists had formerly lived.
Seat of justice
Milam Municipality, 1836
Milam County, 1837
First home in Texas of
George C. Childress
chairman of the committee
who drafted the
Texas Declaration of Independence.
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 7992.)
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 1835.
Location. 30° 49.547′ N, 96° 39.183′ W. Marker is near Gause, Texas, in Milam County. Marker is on U.S. 79, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Daughters of the American Revolution Centennial Park, a roadside pull-out just west of the Brazos River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gause TX 77857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are DAR Centennial Park (here, next to this marker); Greater Riverside Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Port Sullivan (approx. 4˝ miles away); Camp Hearne World War II Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 4.6 miles away); Colored Graveyard in the Old Town of Hearne (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. Philips Episcopal Church (approx. 5 miles away); The Town of Gause (approx. 5 miles away); The Robert Cyrus Allen Home (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gause.
Also see . . . Nashville-on-the-Brazos - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on January 30, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 134 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.