Blackshear-Prospect Hill in Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
A soldier in the Army of Texas. Arrived at San Jacinto April 22, 1836. Born in South Carolina March 11, 1815. Died in Johnson County, Texas July 11, 1897.
His wife Elizabeth (Cooper) Walker. Born in Tennessee October 21, 1827. Died in Johnson County, Texas July 22, 1868.
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 14891.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • 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 March 11, 1882.
Location. 30° 15.919′ N, 97° 43.639′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Blackshear-Prospect Hill. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is on the grounds of the Texas State Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker Martin Parmer (here, next to this marker); Robert Rankin (here, next to this marker); Major William G. Cooke (here, next to this marker); James G. Wilkinson (here, next to this marker); Z.N. Morrell (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley (here, next to this marker); Daniel Shipman (here, next to this marker); William Tom (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,719 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 4, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 2. submitted on October 3, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.