Canton in Van Zandt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Isaac and Frances Van Zandt
Member of the Congress
of the Republic - 1841-1842
Charge D’Affaires to the
United States - 1842-1844
In 1845 - Member of the
Frances C. Lipscomb Van Zandt
wife and mother
“Her life was pure - brave
and active - and her memory
is fragrant with the incense
of good and noble deeds”
1836 - 1936
Erected by the State of Texas 1936
with funds appropriated by
the Federal Government
to commemorate one hundred years
of Texas Independence
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 11444.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
Location. 32° 33.382′ N, 95° 51.798′ W. Marker is in Canton, Texas, in Van Zandt County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 East Dallas Street, Canton TX 75103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Van Zandt (here, next to this marker); John H. Reagan (a few steps from this marker); Site of 1896 Van Zandt County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Oran Milo Roberts (a few steps from this marker); Van Zandt County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Caldwell Walton Raines (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Tull, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Canton Herald (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
Also see . . . Van Zandt, Isaac (1813–1847) - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 2, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.