Blackshear-Prospect Hill in Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. Gideon Lincecum
A veteran of the War of 1812
Internationally famous botanist
Friend of Darwin
Born in Georgia
Died at Long Point
Washington County, Texas
November 28, 1873
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 16098.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & Medicine • War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1798.
Location. 30° 16.026′ N, 97° 43.607′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. It is in Blackshear-Prospect Hill. Marker can be reached from Navasota Street near East 7th Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is in the Texas State Cemetery, Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1), Row V, Number 3. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Navasota Street, Austin TX 78702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winslow Turner (here, next to this marker); George Weedon (here, next to this marker); State Cemetery of Texas Stuart Female Seminary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Black Legislators Monument (about 300 feet away); Texas Patriots (about 300 feet away); September 11, 2001 Memorial (about 300 feet away); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austin.
Also see . . .
1. Texas State Cemetery - Gideon Lincecum. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
2. Wikipedia - Gedeon Lincecum. (Submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 755 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on June 29, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. 3. submitted on June 29, 2014, by Michael Heinich of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.