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Site of the Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, July 21, 2018
1. Site of the Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson Marker
Inscription.  
Born in Georgia in 1806

Editor "The Texas Gazette" and
"The Mexican Citizen," pioneer
Texas newspapers

Active in the Revolution

Member of the Supreme Court of
the Republic, 1836-1839

Member of Texas Legislature
1846-1849

Died December 22, 1859

The Judge Robert
McAlpin Williamson
Home formerly stood
a block and a half
east of this marker,
which was moved to
this site in 1977.

 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 4895.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 18.627′ N, 96° 6.034′ W. Marker is in Wharton, Texas, in Wharton County. Marker is on South Fulton Street south of East Milam Street (State Highway 60), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on the east end of the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 South Fulton Street, Wharton TX 77488, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker
Site of the Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 21, 2018
2. Site of the Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson Marker
Site of the Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson marker is on the left. Wharton County marker is on the right.
, measured as the crow flies. Wharton County (here, next to this marker); Wharton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Wharton County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); City of Wharton (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge George E. Quinan (within shouting distance of this marker); Security Bank and Trust Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Plaza Hotel and Plaza Theater (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of World War II Prisoner of War Camp (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wharton.
 
Also see . . .  Williamson, Robert McAlpin - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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