Clarksville in Red River County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
David Gouverneur Burnet
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
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 & Settlers • War, Texas Independence • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is March 16, 1788.
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 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); First Presbyterian Church Clarksville (approx. 0.3 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). 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.)
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 577 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 6, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.