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

Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen

 
 
Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2019
1. Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen Marker
Inscription.  

Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen who named this city for the hero of San Jacinto General Sam Houston
1836
John McKnitt Alexander Chapter D.A.R.
1936

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
 
Erected 1936 by John McKnitt Alexander Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsMan-Made FeaturesWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 29° 45.519′ N, 95° 21.828′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Rusk Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kress Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Gulf Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2019
2. Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen Markers
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Busy Corners (about 600 feet away); Former Site of Capitol, Republic of Texas (about 600 feet away); Site of the Organization of Lady Washington Chapter, NSDAR (about 700 feet away); Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas (about 700 feet away); Thomas William House, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2019
3. Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen Marker
The markers can be seen on the far left of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.

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