Hempstead in Waller County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Captain Alfred H. Wyly
Who commanded a Volunteer Company at the Battle of San Jacinto
April 21, 1836
Died at Hempstead May 11, 1867
Elected by the State of Texas 1936
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 8113.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: 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 April 21, 1836.
Location. 30° 5.056′ N, 96° 4.077′ W. Marker is in Hempstead, Texas, in Waller County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Cemetery Road and Donoho Street, on the left when traveling west on Old Cemetery Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hempstead TX 77445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plantation Home of Edwin Waller (approx. 0.8 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Hempstead (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Camp Site of the Texas Army (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hempstead High School (approx. one mile away); The Old Courthouse Clock and BellAhrenbeck-Urban Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Waller County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hempstead, C.S.A. (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hempstead.
More about this marker. The marker is located at the Hempstead Cemetery along the Old Cemetery Road and it is hard to spot since it has fallen over.
Also see . . . Captain Alfred Henderson Wyly. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on November 4, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.