Near Rose Hill in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of New Kentucky
Established before 1831. A thriving
town until its trade was captured
by the present city of Houston,
established 30 miles away in 1836.
Abandoned about 1840.
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10740.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 30° 4.757′ N, 95° 45.62′ W. Marker is near Rose Hill, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on New Kentucky Park Drive 0.2 miles north of Waller-Tomball Road (Farm to Market Road 2920), on the left when traveling north. Marker is one of two located in New Kentucky Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21710 FM 2920, Hockley TX 77447, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abraham Roberts Homesite (here, next to this marker); Kleb Family House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Samuel McCarley Homesite (approx. 2.9 miles away); Rose Hill United Methodist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Rose Hill Methodist Church Building Salem Lutheran School (approx. 5½ miles away); Old Salem Lutheran Church Site (approx. 5½ miles away); Salem Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rose Hill.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 29, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.