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

Haden Edwards

 
 
Haden Edwards Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
1. Haden Edwards Marker
Inscription.  
Empresario
Leader of the
Fredonian Rebellion, 1826-27
Sent to the United States
to raise funds for
the Texas Revolution, 1836
A leader in the development
of a nation.
Born in Virginia
August 12, 1771
Died August 14, 1849

His wife
Susan Beall Edwards
Born in Maryland
April 10, 1774
Died April 6, 1849.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9271.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 36.173′ N, 94° 38.965′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hospital Street and Lanana Street. This marker is in Oak Grove Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Hayden Arnold (a few steps from this marker); Charles Standfield Taylor
Haden Edwards Marker & Gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
2. Haden Edwards Marker & Gravesite
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Elias E. Hamilton (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelsey Harris Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Young Buford (within shouting distance of this marker); John S. Roberts (within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Grove Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Robert Anderson Irion (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .  Edwards, Haden (1771–1849) - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 13, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,303 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 12, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 5, 2022