Floresville in Wilson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
who died here in 1857
By appointment of
the Spanish governor he inducted
Stephen F. Austin into Texas, 1821
to the Mexican Congress, 1824
On October 13, 1834
in a convention in Bexar
he made the first effort
to organize a provisional
government in Texas
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 742.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 29° 9.644′ N, 98° 11.039′ W. Marker is in Floresville, Texas, in Wilson County. Marker is at the intersection of Loop State Highway 181 and County Road 130, on the left when traveling north on State Highway 181. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Floresville TX 78114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Garza-Valadez Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Near Site of Lodi Ferry (approx. de la Zerda Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cemetery of Canary Islanders (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of Old Town: Lodi (approx. 2.1 miles away); Floresville United Methodist Church (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Floresville (approx. 2.3 miles away); White House Café and Saloon (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Floresville.
Also see . . . Seguin, Juan Jose Maria Erasmo de Jesus - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 26, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 204 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.