Victoria in Victoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Victor Marion Rose
From the Founders of Victoria
He Gathered the Fragments of the
Past and Wove Them Into the
History of Victoria County
Born in Victoria
January 1, 1844
Died in Myrtle Springs
February 5, 1893
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 6561.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Communications. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1844.
Location. 28° 48.683′ N, 97° 0.536′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Vine Street and West Sabine Street. The marker is located in the central section of the Evergreen Cemetery west of the main entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Agapito De Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); Felix de Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Martin de LeónSilvestre de Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); Doña Patricia de la Garza de Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); Fernando de Leon (within shouting distance of this marker); John J. Linn (within shouting distance of this marker); Evergreen Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
Also see . . . Rose, Victor Marion (1842–1893).
Victor Marion Rose, historian, editor, and poet, was born on October 1, 1842, in Victoria, Texas, the third of twelve children born to Margaret (Scott) and John Washington Rose. Undoubtedly his family background influenced his interest in history. A great-grandfather, John Frederick Rose, was a veteran of the American Revolution and married Mary Washington, a niece of the first president. A grandfather commanded a company under Gen. Andrew Jackson at the battle of New Orleans. Source: The Handbook of Texas(Submitted on February 26, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2022. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.