San Felipe in Austin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
a private in Captain Mosley Bakerís
company, who was killed just
across the river from this site
April 7th 1836 by a shot from a
Mexican cannon, and was buried
where he fell. He was born in
Cumberland County, Penn.
January 30th 1791
This tablet was erected
by his kinsmen
April 7th 1935
Erected 1935 by John Bricker kinsmen.
Location. 29° 48.436′ N, 96° 5.858′ W. Marker is in San Felipe, Texas, in Austin County. Marker can be reached from Farm to Market 1458 0.2 miles north of 2nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Felipe TX 77473, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Roads To San Felipe (a few steps from this marker); J.J. Josey General Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen F. Austin's Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Town Hall (about 300 feet away); Liedertafel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Martin Allen (approx. 9.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. The Colonial Capital of Texas. Friends of the San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. (Submitted on June 26, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2011, by Steve Henderson of Marble Falls, Texas. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on June 24, 2011, by Steve Henderson of Marble Falls, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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