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Clarksville in Red River County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

David Gouverneur Burnet

 
 
David Gouverneur Burnet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
1. David Gouverneur Burnet Marker
Inscription.  
Left front
Born April 14 · 1788 in Newark New Jersey
Died in Galveston Texas December 5 · 1870
Delegate to the Second Convention
of Texas 1833 · Judge of the
Department of the Brazos 1834
Delegate to the Consultation 1835


Right front
President · Ad Interim Of the Republic
of Texas March 16 to October 22 · 1836
Vice President November 10 · 1838
to December 13 · 1841 - Participated
in the battle with the Cherokees
May 29 · 1839 Secretary of State 1846

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10868.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, Texas IndependenceWars, US Indian.
 
Location. 33° 36.595′ N, 95° 3.431′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Texas, in Red River County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Donoho Street on Main Street. Located on the grounds of the Clarksville
David Gouverneur Burnet statue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
2. David Gouverneur Burnet statue.
High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 South Donoho Street, Clarksville TX 75426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Page's Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarksville Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Clark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Red River County Jail (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stagecoach Stand, C. S. A. (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Rev. William Stevenson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Red River County War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on David G. Burnet. (Submitted on October 6, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Texas State Historical Association article on David Gouverneur Burnet. (Submitted on October 6, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
David Gouverneur Burnet statue and Clarksville High School sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 21, 2016
3. David Gouverneur Burnet statue and Clarksville High School sign.
David Gouverneur Burnet image. Click for full size.
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4. David Gouverneur Burnet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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Jan. 22, 2021