Galveston in Galveston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
General Sidney Sherman
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 7183.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, Texas Independence • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
Location. 29° 18.29′ N, 94° 46.433′ W. Marker is in Galveston, Texas, in Galveston County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway and 7th Street, in the median on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Galveston TX 77550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boddeker House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carmelo "Charles" Bertolino (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Mary's Hospital (approx. 0.3 miles away); Best-Lucas House (approx. 0.3 miles away); James S. Waters House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Menard-Ganter House (approx. 0.4 miles away); William and Adele Skinner House (approx. half a mile away); Sacred Heart Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Galveston.
Also see . . .
1. Sidney Sherman in The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Sidney Sherman in Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 30, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
1. Gaetano Cecere, the monument's sculptor
The sculptor who created this statue and display was Gaetano Cecere. He also created a greater-than-life size statue of Abraham Lincoln, sculpted several bas reliefs on the walls of the United States Capitol Building, created statues and other sculptures for several Federal buildings and has works in the Smithsonian Institution's collection, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art
— Submitted January 9, 2020, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 25, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.