Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Texas Spy
Nov. 30, 1837
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is October 30, 1837.
Location. 29° 34.809′ N, 95° 45.741′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is at the intersection of Houston Street and South 6th Street, on the right when traveling west on Houston Street. The marker is on the ground directly below the Texas Historical Commission marker for Smith. It is hard to see because it is behind the short fence and low to the ground. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond TX 77469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erastus ("Deaf") Smith (here, next to this marker); City of Richmond (within shouting distance of this marker); Moore Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Bend County Courthouse (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (about 600 feet away); The McFarlane House (about 700 feet away); Constantine W. Buckley St. John's United Methodist Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
More about this marker. Erastus "Deaf" Smith was buried in the Calvary Churchyard which was demolished years ago. The church was located at Houston and 6th Streets near this marker. His grave is unknown and lost.
Also see . . . Deaf Smith. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 24, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.