West Columbia in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
First Capitol of the Republic of Texas
1836 - 1837
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
Location. 29° 8.674′ N, 95° 38.845′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is on East Brazos Avenue (State Highway 35), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the Capitol of Texas Park, a small park full of interpretive panels, located in front of a Walgreens. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 East Brazos Avenue, West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Telegraph and Texas Register (here, next to this marker); Accomplishments of the First Congress (here, next to this marker); Columbia - The First Capital of The Republic of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Members of the Senate (a few steps from this marker); Officials of the Republic (a few steps from this marker); The Capitol Buildings (a few steps from this marker); Columbia in 1836Members of the House of Representatives (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 165 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.