Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Thomas Pliney Plaster
Who manned one of the Twin Sisters Cannon at the Battle of San Jacinto and was a veteran of the Mexican War, 1847. Born in Tennessee June 6, 1804. Died March 27, 1861.
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15273.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Mexican-American • War, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1943.
Location. 30° 15.935′ N, 97° 43.638′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is in 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. James Loraine Dallas (here, next to this marker); Robert Potter (here, next to this marker); Capt. John R. Hughes (a few steps from this marker); James Wales JonesJudge Abner S. Lipscomb (a few steps from this marker); John Hawkins Singleton (a few steps from this marker); William Tom (a few steps from this marker); Richard Ellis (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . . Texas State Cemetery. Thomas Plaster (Submitted on January 6, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 6, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. 2. submitted on October 30, 2016, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.