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

John Austin Wharton

 
 
John Austin Wharton Marker Front image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
1. John Austin Wharton Marker Front
Inscription.
(Front:)
Erected by the State of Texas
to the memory of
John Austin Wharton
Born in Nashville, Tennessee
in 1806
Died at Houston, Texas
December 17, 1838

(Rear:)
Member of the General
Council of the Provisional
Government in 1835
Adjutant General of the
Texas Army at San Jacinto
Member of the House of
Representatives of the
First and Third Congresses
of the Republic
The keenest blade on the
field of San Jacinto

 
Erected 1932 by the State of Texas.
 
Location. 29° 45.455′ N, 95° 22.754′ 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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Viven (here, next to this marker); Joseph Ehlinger (here, next to this marker); Archibald S. Lewis (a few steps from this marker); John R. Reid
John Austin Wharton Marker Rear image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
2. John Austin Wharton Marker Rear
(a few steps from this marker); James Collinsworth (a few steps from this marker); John W. Moore (a few steps from this marker); George Allen (a few steps from this marker); John Kirby Allen (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Also see . . .  Wharton, John Austin [1806-38] - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on February 15, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, Texas Independence
 
John Austin Wharton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, February 10, 2019
3. John Austin Wharton Marker
Marker is the pink granite marker visible in the middle of the photo at distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 15, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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