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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robert Jones Rivers

In Memory Of

 
 
Robert Jones Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 27, 2009
1. Robert Jones Rivers Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer, patriot, lawyer, and orator. Born in Virginia in 1806. Died in Georgetown December 14, 1854.

His eloquence protected the helpless; his wit charmed all.
 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 14595.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 38.221′ N, 97° 40.673′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on South Austin Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the west side of Williamson County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 734 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Judge Greenleaf Fisk (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Justice John Edward Hickman (within shouting distance of this marker); David Love Store (within shouting
Robert Jones Rivers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, December 27, 2009
2. Robert Jones Rivers Marker
Courthouse is seen in the background.
distance of this marker); Farmers State Bank Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamson County (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington Glasscock, Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker); M.B. Lockett Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 670 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on May 21, 2014, by Tiji Biem of Austin, Texas. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2009, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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