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

First White House of the Republic of Texas

 
 
Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 9, 2012
1. Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the
First White House
of the
Republic of Texas

Here dwelt President Sam Houston
from November, 1837 to December, 1838
and President Mirabeau B. Lamar,
from December, 1838 to October, 1839

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10664.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 45.676′ N, 95° 21.683′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Preston Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 405 Main St, Houston TX 77002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State National Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Republic Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sweeney, Coombs & Fredericks Building (about 400 feet away, measured
First White House of the Republic of Texas and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 29, 2019
2. First White House of the Republic of Texas and Marker
in a direct line); Houston Bar Association (about 400 feet away); Pillot Building (about 400 feet away); Harris County 1910 Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Old Market Square (about 600 feet away); Former Site of Capitol, Republic of Texas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, November 9, 2012
3. Site of the First White House of the Republic of Texas
This building is located on the site of the first White House of the Republic of Texas. The marker is just to your left as you face the main entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   2. submitted on September 29, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   3. submitted on November 13, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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