Near Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1965 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12420.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers • War, Mexican-American.
Location. 28° 59.124′ N, 95° 30.26′ W. Marker is near Freeport, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 36 and Weldon Road, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 36. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport TX 77541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ellerslie Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Reuben R. Brown (approx. 2 miles away); William Joel Bryan (approx. 2 miles away); General Stephen Fuller AustinEmily Margaret Brown Austin Bryan Perry (approx. 2 miles away); James Franklin Perry (approx. 2 miles away); Henry William Munson (approx. 2 miles away); Major James Peckham Caldwell (approx. 2 miles away).
Regarding Old Oakland. While the text does not mention use by Confederate troops during the War Between The States, many Texas Confederate troops visited.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,712 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas. 2. submitted on August 8, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas. 3. submitted on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.