Waelder in Gonzales County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Leander C. Cunningham
Born in Tennessee, July
10, 1810 • Died December
Ann S. Cunningham
Born in Kentucky
November 13, 1808 •
Died June 19, 1895
Erected by the State of Texas
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1135.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • 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 June 19, 1895.
Location. 29° 42.181′ N, 97° 17.82′ W. Marker is in Waelder, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of D Avenue (Farm to Market Road 1296) and County Road 445. The marker is located in the northern section of the Waelder Cemetery which is the center cemetery of the three cemeteries. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waelder TX 78959, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopkinsville Lodge No. 183, A.F. & A.M. (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Town of WaelderOld Moulton (approx. 10.8 miles away); Old Moulton Baptist Church (approx. 10.8 miles away); Wheeler Building (approx. 11.4 miles away); Flatonia (approx. 11.4 miles away); Mike Schulze Building (approx. 11½ miles away); Olle Hotel (approx. 11½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waelder.
Also see . . . Leander Calvin Cunningham (1810–1896). He moved to Texas with two of his older brothers, Andrew and David, in April 1833, and became the first lawyer in the frontier community of Mina, now Bastrop. Source: The Handbook of Texas (Submitted on December 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 25, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.