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West Columbia in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Accomplishments of the First Congress

 
 
Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
1. Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker
Inscription.  

• Ratified the constitution
• Appointed committees
• Provided for protection from Indians
• Provided for the army and navy
• Created the judicial branch
• Created the postal department
• Created the land office
• Established a financial system
• Adopted an official flag and seal
• Defined the boundaries of the republic
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 29° 8.676′ N, 95° 38.842′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of East Brazos Avenue (State Highway 35) and North 17th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Brazos Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Telegraph and Texas Register (here, next to this marker); First Capitol of the Republic of Texas (here, next to this marker); Columbia - The First Capital of The Republic of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Columbia in 1836
Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
2. Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Masons of the Republic of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Members of the Senate (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Fuller Austin (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brazos River and the Steamboat Yellowstone (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
 
Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker, on the left image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
3. Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker, on the left
Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 7, 2020
4. Accomplishments of the First Congress Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.   4. submitted on January 13, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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