Sam Houston Spoke Here
At both times he spoke against secession and in favor of the Union.
Erected 1964. (Marker Number 11319.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 10, 1857.
Location. 32° 43.738′ N, 94° 56.653′ W. Marker is in Gilmer, Texas, in Upshur County. Marker is at the intersection of East Marshall Street (Highway 154) and Simpson Street, on the right when traveling west on East Marshall Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Tyler Street, Gilmer TX 75644, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cherokee Trace (here, next to this marker); Upshur County, C. S. A. / Emma Sampson Johnson (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S.A. Leather Factories (within shouting distance
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.