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Henry Livingston Thompson

 
 
Henry Livingston Thompson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. Henry Livingston Thompson Marker
Inscription.  
Commodore of the
Texan Navy

Died in Houston, Nov. 1, 1837

"The funeral of the late
Commodore Thompson took
place on the morning of
Thursday last. His remains
were followed to the grave
by the largest and most
respectable assemblage of
citizens which has ever
attended a similar occasion
in this city. An oration
was delivered at the grave
by General Rusk."
Texas Telegraph

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10796.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.427′ N, 95° 22.761′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Saulnier Street, on the right when traveling west. 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
Henry Livingston Thompson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. Henry Livingston Thompson Marker
Marker is located at the right of the photo. It is the closest marker to the camera.
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of this marker. John Richardson (a few steps from this marker); William Daniel Durham (a few steps from this marker); William C. Swearingen (a few steps from this marker); John Cheevers (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses W. Brigham (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert W. Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); William S. Stilwell (within shouting distance of this marker); Jethro Russell Bancroft (within shouting distance of 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 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 188 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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Aug. 7, 2022