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

Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston

 
 
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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); Ingraham Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Homesite of John S. Roberts
Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
2. Site of First Home in Texas Owned by General Sam Houston Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Nine Flags of Nacogdoches (within shouting distance of this marker); Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); On this site stood the old "Red House" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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