Houston in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
1,000 Houstonians Join the Navy
Location. 29° 45.38′ N, 95° 21.924′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and McKinney Street when traveling south. Touch for map. Main Street cannot be traversed at this location. There are pools and fountains in the middle of the street. 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. First United Methodist Church of Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas William House, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Julia Ideson Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Old Houston Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Houston Public Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Organization of Lady Washington Chapter, NSDAR (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of Capitol of the Republic of Texas (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
Also see . . .
1. USS Houston (CA-30) Lost in the Battle of the Java Sea (Submitted on June 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Story of the USS Houston (CL 81). (Submitted on June 20, 2013.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.