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

Homesite of John S. Roberts

(1796-1871)

 
 
Homesite of John S. Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, April 8, 2010
1. Homesite of John S. Roberts Marker
Inscription. A native of Virginia, came to Texas in 1826. An active participant in the struggle for Texas Independence. One of the leaders in Battle of Nacogdoches. Delegate to Consultation, November 3, 1835. Commanded the Nacogdoches Company in storming of Bexar, December 5 to 10, 1835. Signer of Declaration of Independence, March 9, 1836.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9347.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.144′ N, 94° 39.282′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is on Pilar Street when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Pilar Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ingraham Building (a few steps from this marker); The Fredonia Rebellion (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Nacogdoches (within shouting distance of this marker); Texas Stagecoaches, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Chas. Hoya Land Office
Marker located between red door and garage door image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, April 8, 2010
2. Marker located between red door and garage door
(within shouting distance of this marker); Gladys Hampton Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); On this site stood the old "Red House" (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
More about this marker. On firehouse station.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 845 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 11, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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