Matagorda in Matagorda County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Richard Royster Royall
Temporary Chairman of the Consultation, 1835
Member of the General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas 1835 - 1836
Born in Virginia June 1, 1798
Died May 28, 1840
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 4262.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 28, 1840.
Location. 28° 42.029′ N, 95° 57.284′ W. Marker is in Matagorda, Texas, in Matagorda County. Marker is on South Gulf Road, 0.1 miles east of Matagorda Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located in the southeast corner of the Matagorda Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Matagorda TX 77457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ira Ingram (here, next to this marker); Dr. Albert Moses Levy (here, next to this marker); Seth Ingram Sinclair David Gervais (here, next to this marker); Major George Morse Collinsworth (a few steps from this marker); S. Rhoads Fisher (within shouting distance of this marker); Albert Clinton Horton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Matagorda Cemetery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Matagorda.
Also see . . . Richard Royster Royall. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.