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Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas

1837-38-39 & 42

 
 
Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 20, 2018
1. Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas Marker
Inscription. Commemorating days when after her glorious struggle Texas stood an independent nation.
 
Erected 1914 by San Jacinto Chapter Daughters Republic of Texas.
 
Location. 29° 45.62′ N, 95° 21.774′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on Texas Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the front of the Rice Hotel building, to the left of the main entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 909 Texas Avenue, Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Organization of Lady Washington Chapter, NSDAR (here, next to this marker); Christ Church Cathedral (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First White House of the Republic of Texas (about 600 feet away); Auditorium Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Houston Bar Association (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sweeney, Coombs & Fredericks Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Market Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hogg Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
Rice Hotel Building image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 20, 2018
2. Rice Hotel Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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