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

David Porter Richardson

 
 
David Porter Richardson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. David Porter Richardson Marker
Inscription.  
Private secretary of
President Sam Houston

Died at Houston
August 12, 1837

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10754.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.465′ N, 95° 22.746′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on West Dallas Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located in the Founders Memorial Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1217 West Dallas Street, Houston TX 77019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Collinsworth (here, next to this marker); In Memory of Mrs. Rebecca Lamar (a few steps from this marker); Archibald S. Lewis (a few steps from this marker); John R. Reid (a few steps from this marker); Augustus Chapman Allen (a few steps from this marker); Gravesite of John Kirby Allen (1810-1838)
David Porter Richardson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. David Porter Richardson Marker
There are several markers visible in this photo. The David Porter Richardson marker is the one closet to the camera.
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(a few steps from this marker); John Austin Wharton (a few steps from this marker); George Allen (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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