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

Robert Potter

 
 
Robert Potter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 4, 2021
1. Robert Potter Marker
Inscription.  

A Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence. First Secretary of the Navy of the Republic of Texas. Born in Granville N. C. in 1800. Died at what is now known as Potter's Point, Marion Co, Texas. March 3, 1842 Erected by the State of Texas

Reverse
A Representative in the Legislature of the State of North Carolina. Member of the House from North Carolina in the United States Congress. Senator in the Congress of the Republic of Texas.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14474.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 30° 15.934′ N, 97° 43.641′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is at the intersection of Navasota Street and Inks Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Navasota Street. The marker is located in the 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
Robert Potter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, February 4, 2021
2. Robert Potter Marker
. Thomas Pliney Plaster (here, next to this marker); James Loraine Dallas (a few steps from this marker); James Wales Jones (a few steps from this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (a few steps from this marker); Richard Ellis (a few steps from this marker); William Tom (a few steps from this marker); William E. Collard (a few steps from this marker); Judge Edwin Waller (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  Robert Potter, Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 19, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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