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Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston

 
 
Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
1. Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston Marker
Inscription.  
Erected in 1836 by
John Forbes
Commissary General of the Army
at San Jacinto.
Purchased by General Houston
April 10, 1839.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9278.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1839.
 
Location. 31° 36.162′ N, 94° 39.329′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of East Pilar Street and South Pecan Street, on the right when traveling east on East Pilar Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 East Pilar Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gladys Hampton Building (here, next to this marker); Sam Houston's First Home in Texas (here, next to this marker); Chas. Hoya Land Office (a few steps from this marker); Wyatt's Office City (within shouting distance
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of this marker); The Hoya Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank - 1890 (within shouting distance of this marker); Ingraham Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The George F. Ingraham Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
2. Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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