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Winslow Turner

 
 
Winslow Turner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Winslow Turner Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Missouri
1811
Died in Bastrop County, Texas
May 6, 1880
Participated in the
Battle of Gonzales
October 2, 1835
Served in the Texas Army, 1836
and in the Woll Campaign, 1842

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 15484.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, 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 May 1978.
 
Location. 30° 16.026′ N, 97° 43.607′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street north of East 9th Street. The marker is in the Texas State Cemetery, Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1), Row V, Number 4. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Allison York (here, next to this marker); Dr. Gideon Lincecum (here, next to this marker); George Weedon (here, next to
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By Richard Denney, February 4, 2021
2. Winslow Turner Marker
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this marker); State Cemetery of Texas (a few steps from this marker); Stuart Female Seminary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (about 400 feet away); U.S. Events of World War II (about 400 feet away); Gold Star Mothers of Texas Monument (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia - Battle of Gonzales. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
Winslow Turner's Marker is second from the right image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, June 29, 2014
3. Winslow Turner's Marker is second from the right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 19, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 628 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 19, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.   2. submitted on February 19, 2021, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.   3. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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