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Near La Porte in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Peter Jefferson Duncan

 
 
Peter Jefferson Duncan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. Peter Jefferson Duncan Marker
Inscription.
Participated in the capture
of San Antonio in 1835 and
served in the army in 1836

Born in New York in 1799

Died in Harris County,
Texas in 1870

 
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10651.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.214′ N, 95° 5.386′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Park Road 1836, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located within the De Zavala Cemetery at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. De Zavala Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); San Jacinto Battleground Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Burleson's Camp (within shouting distance of this marker); Millard's Camp (within shouting
De Zavala Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. De Zavala Cemetery
distance of this marker); Isaac L. Jaques (within shouting distance of this marker); Advance Under Gen'l Rusk (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Freeman Wilkinson (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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