Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Amos B. Edson
Erected 1936 by The State of Texas. (Marker Number 10654.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 29° 45.457′ N, 95° 22.726′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Dallas Street and Valentine Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77019, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augustus Chapman Allen ( a few steps from this marker); John Kirby Allen (1810-1838) ( a few steps from this marker); Origins of Freedman's Town ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Sam Houston Park Monument ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Sons of the Republic of Texas ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Ancient Order of Pilgrims ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Pillot House (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); San Felipe Cottage (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
More about this marker. There are several more markers with this one in the Founders' Memorial Park Cemetery. Most devoted to men who fought in the Texas War for Independence.
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 18, 2012, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.