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

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By Brian Anderson, March 3, 2019
1. Washington County Marker
Inscription.  
To the memory of
those courageous souls,
the delegates to the
Constitutional Convention
held here March 1-17, 1836
who declared Texas free,
organized a Republic, and
framed its constitution

Jessie B. Badgett
Dr. George Washington Barnett
Thomas Barnett
Stephen William Blount
John White Bower
Asa Brigham
Andrew Briscoe
John Wheeler Bunton
John S.D. Byrom
Mathew Caldwell
Samuel Price Carson
George Campbell Childress
William Clark, Jr.
Robert M. Coleman
James Collingsworth
Edward Conrad
William Carroll Crawford
Richard Ellis
Dr. Stephen Hendrickson Everitt
John Fisher
Samuel Rhoades Fisher
James Gaines
Dr. Thomas Jefferson Gazley
Benjamin Briggs Goodrich
Jesse Grimes
Robert Hamilton
Bailey Hardeman
Augustine Blackburn Hardin
Samuel Houston
William Demetris Lacey
Albert Hamilton Latimer
Edward Oswald Legrand
Samuel Augustus Maverick
Collin McKinney
Michel Branaman Menard
William Menefee
John W. Moore
Dr. Junius William Mottley
Jose Antonio Navarro
Martin Parmer
Sydney Oswald Pennington
Robert Potter
James Power
John S. Roberts
Sterling Clack Robertson
Francisco Ruiz
Thomas Jefferson Rusk
William Bennett Scates
George Washington Smyth
Elijah Stapp
Dr. Charles Bellinger Stewart
James Gibson Swisher
Charles Standfield Taylor
David Thomas
John Turner
Edwin Waller
Claiborne West
James B. Woods
Dr. Lorenzo De Zavala

May these names be engraved
on the hearts of all Texans

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 8399.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 19.547′ N, 96° 9.277′ W. Marker is in Washington, Texas, in Washington County. Marker is on Park Road 12, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of Visitor Services Complex at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23400 Park Road 12, Washington TX 77880, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Campbell Childress (a few steps from this marker); Washington-on-the-Brazos (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Robinson, Sr. (about 700 feet away); Barrington Plantation (approx. 4.7 miles away); Primus Kelly (approx. 8.8 miles away); Millican, C.S.A. (approx. 10.3 miles away); Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor (approx. 11.4 miles away); Home Built in 1845 by General Jerome B. Robertson (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Washington County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on March 11, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 

2. Convention of 1836 - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on March 11, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, Texas Independence
 
More. Search the internet for Washington County.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 106 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on March 19, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
 
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