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Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Robert Barr

 
 
Robert Barr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. Robert Barr Marker
Inscription.  
San Jacinto veteran.
Postmaster General of
the Republic under
Houston and Lamar.
Born in Urbana, Ohio
in 1802. Died in
Houston, Texas at 9
a.m. October 11, 1839, of
yellow fever. Buried
under the auspices of
the Masonic and Odd
Fellows lodges and
the Milam Guards

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 10604.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 45.45′ N, 95° 22.769′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is on West Dallas Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Founders Memorial Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1217 West Dallas Street, Houston TX 77019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. David Grieves (here, next to this marker); Jethro Russell Bancroft (here, next to this marker); Robert W. Montgomery (a few steps from
Robert Barr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. Robert Barr Marker
Marker is visible at the left of the photo in the far distance, near the rear fence.
this marker); Joseph Ehlinger (a few steps from this marker); John W. Moore (a few steps from this marker); John Viven (a few steps from this marker); John Austin Wharton (within shouting distance of this marker); William C. Swearingen (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Also see . . .  Barr, Robert - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
More. Search the internet for Robert Barr.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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