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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

William Vanoy Criswell

 
 
William Vanoy Criswell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 4, 2021
1. William Vanoy Criswell Marker
Inscription.  

A San Jacinto veteran - Born in Kentucky, April 15, 1815 - Came to Texas in 1830 - Died in Fayette County, January 19, 1858
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15192.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 15.917′ N, 97° 43.647′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is on Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located in Texas State Cemetery, Republic Hill section. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. George Moffit Patrick (here, next to this marker); Colonel Stephen Heard Darden (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (here, next to this marker); John Litton (here, next to this marker);
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Z.N. Morrell (here, next to this marker); Willis Avery (here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here, next to this marker); Major William G. Cooke (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 6, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
 
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Mar. 5, 2021