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

Haden Edwards

 
 
Haden Edwards Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, January 25, 2010
1. Haden Edwards Marker
Inscription.
Empresario
Leader of the Fredonian Rebellion, 1826-27
Sent to the United States to raise funds for the Texas Revolution, 1836
A leader in the development of a nation.
Born in Virginia
August 12, 1771
Died August 14, 1849

His wife
Susan Beall Edwards
Born in Maryland
April 10, 1774
Died April 6, 1849.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9271.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.183′ N, 94° 38.97′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Hospital Street and Lanana Street. Touch for map. Coordinates are approximate. This marker is in Oak Grove Cemetery. 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. Oak Grove Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); John S. Roberts (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Standfield Taylor (about 300 feet away); "The Treaty" (about 600 feet away); Eugenia Sterne Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Bivouac and Banquet for The New Orleans' Greys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Adolphus Sterne (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ancient Mound (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 70 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on February 12, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the marker and the surrounding area in context
• Actual coordinates of this marker and others in Oak Grove Cemetery. • Can you help?
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