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Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar

1798-1859

 
 
Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
1. Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker
Inscription.  Father of Texas education. President of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1841. He lived here from 1851 to 1859.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9004.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 34.616′ N, 95° 45.046′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker can be reached from Eugene Heinmann Circle 0.2 miles north of William Ways Boulevard. Marker is located within the Mirabeau B. Lamar Homestead Park and Archeological Reserve, behind the levee, east of the Fort Bend County Justice Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1717 Eugene Heimann Circle, Richmond TX 77469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Fort Bend (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); City of Richmond (approx. 0.7 miles away); Constantine W. Buckley (approx. mile away); Erastus ("Deaf") Smith (approx. mile away);
Location of Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
2. Location of Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker
Morton Lodge No. 72, A. F. & A. M. (approx. mile away); Fort Bend County Courthouse (approx. mile away); Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (approx. mile away); St. John's United Methodist Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  Mirabeau B. Lamar article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on June 26, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
 
Categories. EducationGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Foundation bricks of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar behind marker. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
3. Foundation bricks of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar behind marker.
Sign protecting the archeological park behind the levee. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
4. Sign protecting the archeological park behind the levee.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on November 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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