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San Felipe in Austin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

John Bricker

 
 
John Bricker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Henderson, May 27, 2011
1. John Bricker Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
John Bricker
a private in Captain Mosley Baker’s
company, who was killed just
across the river from this site
April 7th 1836 by a shot from a
Mexican cannon, and was buried
where he fell. He was born in
Cumberland County, Penn.
January 30th 1791

This tablet was erected
by his kinsmen
April 7th 1935

 
Erected 1935 by John Bricker kinsmen.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1927.
 
Location. 29° 48.436′ N, 96° 5.858′ W. Marker is in San Felipe, Texas, in Austin County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market 1458 0.2 miles north of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Felipe TX 77473, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Fuller Austin (a few steps from this marker); Early Roads To San Felipe (a few steps from this marker); Remembering San Felipe de Austin (within shouting distance of this marker); San Felipe de Austin Town Site
John Bricker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, August 18, 2018
2. John Bricker Marker
Wider shot of the marker.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to San Felipe de Austin (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); San Felipe de Austin Colonial Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Austin's Colony: First Colony in Mexican Texas (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Felipe.
 
Also see . . .  The Colonial Capital of Texas. Friends of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
John Bricker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, August 18, 2018
3. John Bricker Marker
Photo of marker in context, from rear looking towards statue of Stephen F. Austin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2011, by Steve Henderson of Marble Falls, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,011 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 24, 2011, by Steve Henderson of Marble Falls, Texas.   2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2018, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 12, 2021