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Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Law Office (Sam Houston)

 
 
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By Buildingshsu, July 3, 2007
1. Law Office of Sam Houston Marker
Inscription.  Law office built and used at various periods of his later life by Sam Houston: Soldier, Statesman, Master Mason.
 
Erected 1964 by The Grand Lodge of Texas, A.F. & A.M.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsNotable BuildingsWar, Texas Independence.
 
Location. 30° 42.897′ N, 95° 33.168′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from 19th Street near Avenue M. The Law Office is less than 0.1 mile north of 19th Street (near the intersection with Avenue M), within the Sam Houston Memorial Museum complex. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville TX 77340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Margaret Moffette Lea Houston (a few steps from this marker); Woodland, Home of Sam Houston (a few steps from this marker); Steamboat House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Austin College Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Main Building (approx. 0.2 miles
Law Office of Sam Houston image. Click for full size.
By Buildingshsu, July 3, 2007
2. Law Office of Sam Houston
away); Peabody Library Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Presidents Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Josey Boy Scout Lodge (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
 
Regarding Law Office (Sam Houston). Built in 1848, Houston family tradition tells us that Houston’s law books and papers were kept in his office and that only Joshua, his trusted servant, was allowed in to “straighten up.”
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,616 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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