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Near Cost in Gonzales County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Here was Fired First Gun for Texas Independence

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, June 20, 2009
1. Here was Fired First Gun for Texas Independence Marker
Inscription.
Here was fired first gun for Texas Independence.
Oct. 2, 1835

Erected by the children of Gonzales city schools.
Apr. 21, 1903

 
Erected 1903 by Children of Gonzales City Schools. (Marker Number 2459.)
 
Location. 29° 27.129′ N, 97° 31.544′ W. Marker is near Cost, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is on State Highway 95 Spur 1.1 miles north of State Highway 97, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cost TX 78614, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First Shot of the Texas Revolution (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Old Eighteen (approx. 5.1 miles away); Andrew Ponton (approx. 5˝ miles away); James W. Robinson (approx. 5.6 miles away); Military Plaza (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Gonzales Courthouse (approx. 5.6 miles away); Gonzales County Jail (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Gonzales - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on June 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on June 9, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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