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

Nathaniel C. Hazen

 
 
Nathaniel C. Hazen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Kneupper
1. Nathaniel C. Hazen Marker
Inscription.  

Came to Texas in January, 1836
Led out to be shot with Fannin's men, March 27, 1836, but escaped
Fought at San Jacinto in Captain William H. Patton's company
Died in Columbia, December 27, 1836
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9566.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 29° 8.396′ N, 95° 38.851′ W. Marker is in West Columbia, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker can be reached from East Jackson Street east of South 16th Street, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located in Old Columbia Cemetery, whose main entrance is located on East Jackson Street near the intersection with South 16th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Columbia TX 77486, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John S. D. Byrom (here, next to this marker); Henry S. Brown (a few steps from
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By Chris Kneupper
2. Nathaniel C. Hazen Marker
The Nathaniel Hazen Marker is on the left and the John S.D. Byrom Marker is on the right.
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this marker); Byrd Lockhart (a few steps from this marker); Josiah H. Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Thaddus Constantine Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Eveline McKenzie Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); George Rounds (within shouting distance of this marker); John Adriance (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Columbia.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Nathaniel C. Hazen at the San Jacinto Museum. (Submitted on May 21, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Last updated on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Chris Kneupper of Brazoria, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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