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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

George Washington Glasscock, Sr.

 
 
In Memory of George Washington Glasscock, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, December 27, 2009
1. In Memory of George Washington Glasscock, Sr. Marker



Inscription.  
In Memory of
George Washington Glasscock, Sr.
For whom
the city of Georgetown and the County
of Glasscock, Texas are named.
Born in Kentucky April 11, 1810.
Participated in the Black Hawk War, 1832
Came to Texas in 1834 and
fought for its independence from Mexico
1835-1836
Surveyor, soldier, legislator
helped to organize Williamson County
and donated 172 acres of land for the county site
Died at Austin, Texas
February 28, 1868.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14990.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas IndependenceWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1817.
 
Location. 30° 38.212′ N, 97° 40.649′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on West 8th Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located
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on south side of Williamson County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 146 West 8th Street, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williamson County (here, next to this marker); Williamson County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Ku Klux Klan Trials (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Jones Rivers (within shouting distance of this marker); Lesesne-Stone Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Shafer Saddlery (within shouting distance of this marker); Farmers State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Greenleaf Fisk (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
George Washington Glasscock, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith Peterson, July 7, 2018
2. George Washington Glasscock, Sr. Marker
Wide view of marker located on the south side of the Williamson County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 28, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on July 7, 2018, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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