“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Round Top in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Round Top Community

Round Top Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, February 20, 2011
1. Round Top Community Marker

Home of the Townsends, Hills and McH. Winburn, veterans of San Jacinto; Joel W. Robison, one of Santa Anna's captors; John Rice Jones, first postmaster general, Republic of Texas; and John C.C. Hill, boy captive of Mier Expedition and adopted by General Santa Anna.

A center of German culture and crafts of 19th century. Examples: Nassau Plantation; art of Mathias and Rudolph Melchior; Rev. Adam Neuthard's School; Stone Masonry of Carl S. Bauer; Lutheran Church with Wantke's handmade organ; and S.K. Lewis' Stage Coach Inn.
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4363.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence.
Location. 30° 3.91′ N, 96° 41.725′ W. Marker is in Round Top, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 237) and Live Oak Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Main St, Round Top TX 78954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Texas Hotels and Inns (within shouting distance of this marker); Wandke House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Knight Lewis (approx. 1.4 miles away); Nassau Plantation (approx. 2.6 miles away); Winedale Stagecoach Inn (approx. 3.6 miles away); Town of Shelby (approx. 6˝ miles away); Gotcher Trace (approx. 7.2 miles away); Henniger Family Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Round Top.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 7, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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