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Near Hostyn in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Augustine Haidusek

 
 
Augustine Haidusek Marker Front image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 30, 2019
1. Augustine Haidusek Marker Front
Inscription.  
Marker Front
Pioneer Czech leader
Scholar, Journalist, Statesman
Born Sept. 19, 1845, Mysi, Czechoslovakia
Entered United States Nov. 1, 1856
Arrived in Fayette County Nov. 29, 1856
Served in Confederate Army 1864-1865
Teacher 1872-1873
Mayor of La Grange, Texas 1875-1878
Member, Texas Legislature 1880-1884
Fayette County Judge 1884-1890
Publisher of "Svoboda" 1885-1927
Director of A&M College 1901-1907
Died at La Grange, Texas Sept. 29, 1929


Marker Rear
Erected by
Friends and Admirers
of
Augustine Haidusek
through
The Haidusek Memorial Association
Senator L.J. Sulak President
Rev. Paul P. Kasper Secretary
John Lidiak Treasurer
November 30, 1941

 
Erected 1941 by The Haidusek Memorial Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil.
 
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50.405′ N, 96° 54.657′ W. Marker is near Hostyn, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is on U.S. 77, 0.1 miles north of Farm to Market Road 2436, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Grange TX 78945, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Oldest Czech Settlement (a few steps from this marker); Father Miguel Muldoon (approx. ¾ mile away); The Czech Catholic Union of Texas (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Czech Catholic Union of Texas (approx. ¾ mile away); Cedar Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Philadelphia Evangelical Lutheran Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); United Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Kreische Complex (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hostyn.
 
Also see . . .  Haidusek, Augustine - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 31, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.) 
 
Augustine Haidusek Marker Rear image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 30, 2019
2. Augustine Haidusek Marker Rear
Augustine Haidusek Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, December 30, 2019
3. Augustine Haidusek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 31, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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