Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
George Washington Chapter - DAR
Mrs. Sydney Fontaine and her daughter Shirley were direct descendants of Samuel Washington, the brother of George Washington.
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7425.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 17, 1895.
Location. 29° 18.309′ N, 94° 46.853′ W. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1224 Avenue H, Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Menard-Ganter House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederich-Erhard House (about 400 feet away); William and Adele Skinner House (about 500 feet away); Best-Lucas House (about 500 feet away); George Fox House (about 500 feet away); Jacobs Home (about 700 feet away); The Rt. Rev. Monsignor Marius Etienne Chataignon (about 700 feet away); Sacred Heart Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . . Daughters of the American Revolution.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) is a lineage-based membership service organization for women who are directly descended from a person involved in the United States' efforts towards independence. A non-profit group, they promote education and patriotism.(Submitted on August 22, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
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