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

Haden Edwards

 
 
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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° 36.183′ N, 94° 38.97′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hospital Street and Lanana Street. Coordinates are approximate. 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. Oak Grove Cemetery (within shouting distance
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of this marker); John S. Roberts (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Standfield Taylor (about 300 feet away); "The Treaty" (about 600 feet away); Eugenia Sterne Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Bivouac and Banquet for The New Orleans' Greys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Adolphus Sterne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ancient Mound (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,234 times since then and 21 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 12, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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• Actual coordinates of this marker and others in Oak Grove Cemetery. • Can you help?
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Oct. 29, 2020