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

David Thomas

 
 
David Thomas Marker Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
1. David Thomas Marker Front
Inscription.  (Front)

David Thomas
Born in Tennessee in 1801
Died From an accidental
wound April 30, 1836 at
the home of Lorenzo DeZavala
Erected by The State
of Texas


(Rear)

Signer of the Texas
Declaration of Independence
First Attorney General
of the Republic of Texas
Acting Secretary of War

 
Erected 1932 by The State of Texas.
 
Location. 29° 45.214′ N, 95° 5.388′ W. Marker is near La Porte, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is located within the De Zavala Cemetery at the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte TX 77571, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Peter Jefferson Duncan (here, next to this marker); De Zavala Plaza (here, next to this marker); Lorenzo De Zavala (a few steps from this marker); Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); Men who fought at San Jacinto and in Army of the Confederacy
David Thomas Marker Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
2. David Thomas Marker Rear
(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); The B. R. Brigham Monument (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Porte.
 
Also see . . .  Thomas, David - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on November 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
De Zavala Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 4, 2018
3. De Zavala Cemetery
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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