Liberty in Liberty County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Benjamin Watson Hardin
Republic of Texas
Sheriff of Liberty County
Born in Georgia
March 25, 1796
Died January 2, 1850
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9659.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Law Enforcement • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 2, 1850.
Location. 30° 6.072′ N, 94° 45.965′ W. Marker is in Liberty, Texas, in Liberty County. Marker is on Farm to Market Road 1011, 0.9 miles north of North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located in the southern section of the Hardin Cemetery along the highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Liberty TX 77575, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Hardin (a few steps from this marker); Augustine Blackburn Hardin (a few steps from this marker); Price Daniel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Houston Regional Library and Research CenterGillard-Duncan House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Atascosito (approx. 0.8 miles away); Liberty Bicentennial Observance (approx. 0.8 miles away); Homesite of George Orr (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Liberty.
1. State of Texas 1936 Historical Marker
This marker is a part of the State of Texas Historical markers for the War of Texas Independence. It also has information about the marker from the Atlas of Texas Historical sites including a Texas State marker number.
— Submitted April 16, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.