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Gen. Samuel Houston

 
 
Gen. Samuel Houston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Gen. Samuel Houston Marker
Inscription.  Brought TX in to U.S. Gov. TN, President TX. Opposed secession. Rockbridge Co. native
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, Texas IndependenceWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list.
 
Location. 37° 47.064′ N, 79° 26.453′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on East Washington Street just east of North Randolph Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 E Washington St, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ruth McCulloch (a few steps from this marker); The Sloan House, ca. 1844-45 (a few steps from this marker); Campbell House, ca. 1845 (a few steps from this marker); Lexington (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Castle" (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Phil "Old Dixie" Nunn (within shouting distance of this marker); The Castle, ca. 1790 (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Jackson CSA (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 18 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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