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

Site of the Home of Thomas J. Rusk

1803 - 1857

 
 
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By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
1. Site of the home of Thomas J. Rusk Marker
Inscription. Soldier - Statesman of the Republic of Texas - A hero of San Jacinto - Commander-In-Chief of the army 1836 - Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, 1839 - President of the Constitutional Convention, 1845 - United States Senator, 1846 - He called Nacogdoches his home from 1835 to 1857.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9348.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 37.108′ N, 94° 39.175′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of North Street and Rusk Street, on the left when traveling north on North Street. Touch for map. Marker is located across street from the Stephen F. Austin University Campus. Marker is in this post office area: Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alton W. Birdwell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stephen F. Austin State Teachers College During World War II (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Home of Juan Antonio Padilla (approx. half a mile away); Westminster Presbyterian Church
Site of the home of Thomas J. Rusk Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
2. Site of the home of Thomas J. Rusk Marker
(approx. half a mile away); La Calle Real del Norte (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Mission Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe (approx. 0.6 miles away); Charles S. Taylor (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ancient Mound (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Rusk. A short biography of Thomas Rusk. (Submitted on February 11, 2010.) 

2. Biography of Thomas Rusk. (Submitted on February 11, 2010.)
 
Categories. GovernmentNotable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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