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Austin in Travis County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dr. Gideon Lincecum

 
 
Dr. Gideon Lincecum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, August 26, 2007
1. Dr. Gideon Lincecum Marker
Inscription.  
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 the State of Texas. (Marker Number 16098.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 30° 16.026′ N, 97° 43.607′ W. Marker is in Austin, Texas, in Travis County. 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 St, 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. William Tom (here, next to this marker); Winslow Turner (here, next to this marker); George Weedon (here, next to this marker); James Allison York (here, next to this marker); State Cemetery of Texas
Dr. Gideon Lincecum image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
2. Dr. Gideon Lincecum
(a few steps from this marker); Stuart Female Seminary (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sailor from the Belle Shipwreck (about 400 feet away); U.S. Events of World War II (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.)
 
Dr. Gideon Lincecum Marker is third from the right image. Click for full size.
By Michael Heinich, June 29, 2014
3. Dr. Gideon Lincecum Marker is third from the right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2011, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 598 times since then and 34 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.
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Sep. 28, 2020