Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
1,000 Houstonians Join the Navy
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 29° 45.38′ N, 95° 21.924′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and McKinney Street when traveling south. Main Street cannot be traversed at this location. There are pools and fountains in the middle of the street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Site of the home of A.C. and Charlotte M. Allen (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kress Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gulf Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas William House, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Julia Ideson Building (approx. 0.3 miles Houston Public Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Busy Corners (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
Also see . . .
1. USS Houston (CA-30) Lost in the Battle of the Java Sea. (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Story of the USS Houston (CL 81). (Submitted on June 20, 2013.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.