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

Major William G. Cooke

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

Born in Virginia, March 28, 1808 · Died in Guadalupe County, Texas December 21, 1847
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14154.)
 
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° 15.918′ N, 97° 43.643′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker is at the intersection of Navasota Street and East 8th Street, on the right when traveling north on Navasota Street. 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. James G. Wilkinson (here, next to this marker); Z.N. Morrell (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (here, next to this marker); Philip Walker (here, next to this marker); Martin Parmer (here, next to this marker); Robert Rankin
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(here, next to this marker); Dr. George Moffit Patrick (here, next to this marker); William Vanoy Criswell (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  William Gordon Cooke, Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on February 19, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photo   1. 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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Feb. 28, 2021