Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10684.)
Location. 29° 45.771′ N, 95° 21.838′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Louisiana Street and Preston Street, on the right when traveling north on Louisiana Street. Touch for map. On the right of the entrance at Louisiana & Preston. Marker is in this post office area: Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Auditorium Hotel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Kennedy Bakery (about 700 feet away); Old Market Square (about 700 feet away); Magnolia Brewery Building Houston Cotton Exchange and Board of Trade (approx. 0.2 miles away); First White House of the Republic of Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sweeney, Coombs & Fredericks Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gulf Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
More about this marker. This building is in the National Register of Historic Places.
Regarding Hogg Building. Will Hogg's father, Govener "Big Jim" Hogg, must have had a sense of humor at the expensive of his child as he named his daughter, Will's sister, Ima Hogg. Myth has it she had a sister named Ura Hogg, but it's just a myth.
Also see . . . Bio of Will Hogg in The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on January 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 4, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.