Mobeetie in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Temple Lea Houston
(August 12, 1860 August 15, 1905)
Old courthouse where he practiced law and his home were both near here. He gave dedicatory speech for Texas Capitol in 1888.
Married Laura Cross in 1882; they had three sons.
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5221.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 35° 30.618′ N, 100° 26.552′ W. Marker is in Mobeetie, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker can be reached from Dickerson Street, half a mile south of Texas Highway 152, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at flagpole in front of old jail in Old Mobeetie. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mobeetie TX 79061, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Willis, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Fort Elliot Flagpole (here, next to this marker); Captain G. W. Arrington (here, next to this marker); Emanuel Dubbs (here, next to this marker); Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (a few steps from this marker); Mobeetie (approx. half a mile away); Mobeetie Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Fort Elliott (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobeetie.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.