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

Law Office (Sam Houston)

 
 
Law Office of Sam Houston Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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° 42.893′ N, 95° 33.152′ 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodland, Home of Sam Houston (within shouting distance of this marker); Roberts-Farris Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua's Forge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Steamboat House (about 400 feet away); Austin College Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Main Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peabody Library Building (approx. 0.2 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.”
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Law Office of Sam Houston image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Buildingshsu, July 3, 2007
2. Law Office of Sam Houston
2nd plaque on the Law Office of Sam Houston on right image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2021
3. 2nd plaque on the Law Office of Sam Houston on right
The Law Office of Sam Houston image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2021
4. The Law Office of Sam Houston
Inside view of the Law Office of Sam Houston image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, August 21, 2021
5. Inside view of the Law Office of Sam Houston
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,749 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas.   3, 4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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