“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

San Felipe Cottage

Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Missing Marker
Inscription. Oldest surviving house in Houston; built 1837 on land of Mrs. Obedience Smith, an early settler.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10766.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 45.636′ N, 95° 22.303′ W. Marker was in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker could be reached from Bagby Street north of Lamar Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1000 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Pillot House (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Spirit of the Confederacy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ancient Order of Pilgrims (about 300 feet away); Sons of the Republic of Texas (about 300 feet away); Alexander Hodge (about 400 feet away); Sam Houston Park (about 500 feet away); Houston City, Republic of Texas (about 500 feet away); Nichols-Rice-Cherry House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
More about this marker. This marker was placed in storage long ago by the Heritage Society of
San Felipe Cottage image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, January 27, 2013
2. San Felipe Cottage
Houston, because it contained misinformation. They doubt it will ever be replaced.
Categories. Notable Buildings
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 9, 2010.   2. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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