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Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the Home of Mrs. Jane Harris

 
 
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By James Hulse, April 11, 2021
1. Site of the Home of Mrs. Jane Harris Marker
Inscription.  

Site of the Home of Mrs. Jane Harris
Widow of the founder of Harrisburg

The Cabinet Officers of the Republic of Texas were members of her household from March 23, to April 13, 1836

David G.Burnet, President
Lorenzo de Zavala, Vice President
Samuel P. Carson, Secretary of State
Bailey Hardeman, Secretary of Treasury
Thomas J. Rusk, Secretary of War
Robert Potter, Secretary of Navy
David Thomas, Attorney General

The town of Harrisburg was razed by the Mexican Army April 17, 1836.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is March 23, 1836.
 
Location. 29° 43.265′ N, 95° 16.636′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Frio Street 0.1 miles south of East Elm Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buffalo Bayou, Brazos & Colorado Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holy Cross Mission (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Harrisburg
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By James Hulse, April 11, 2021
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Harrisburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); Magnolia Park (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lorenzo de Zavala (approx. 1.3 miles away); Magnolia Park City Hall and Central Fire Station (approx. 1˝ miles away); Hidalgo Park Quiosco (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
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By James Hulse, April 11, 2021
3. The walkway to the Site of the Home of Mrs. Jane Harris Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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