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

Major Isaac N. Moreland

 
 
Major Isaac N. Moreland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. Major Isaac N. Moreland Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Georgia. Came to Texas
in 1834. Storming of Bexar, 1835.
Commanded the artillery at
San Jacinto. Made Major, July
20, 1836. Law partner of David
G. Burnet, 1837. Died June 7, 1840
while Chief Justice of Harris
County. Buried under the
auspices of the Masons and
the Independent Military Com-
panies of Houston

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10736.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.451′ N, 95° 22.733′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Valentine Street, on the right when traveling south. 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. William Gammell (a few steps from this marker); Amos B. Edson (a few steps from
Major Isaac N. Moreland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. Major Isaac N. Moreland Marker
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this marker); Augustus Chapman Allen (a few steps from this marker); Gravesite of John Kirby Allen (1810-1838) (a few steps from this marker); Jacob Maybee (within shouting distance of this marker); Fielding G. Secrest (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Mrs. Rebecca Lamar (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald S. Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Also see . . .  Moreland, Isaac N. - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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