Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Elliott Toulmin Bowers
Ninth President of Sam Houston State University
Erected 2006 by SHSU Alumni Association.
Location. 30° 43.614′ N, 95° 32.634′ W. Marker is in Huntsville, Texas, in Walker County. Marker can be reached from Avenue F / Martin Luther King Drive near 9th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Grave site is within Oakwood Cemetery, near the corner of Avenue F (MLK Drive) and 9th Street. Marker is in this post office area: Huntsville TX 77341, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harry Fishburne Estill (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of The Steamboat House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Norton Shaver (about 400 feet away); Harmon Luther Lowman (about 700 feet away); Joshua Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Addison Baker (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Death of Sam Houston (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sam Houston Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Regarding Elliott Toulmin Bowers. Elliott T. Bowers (1919-2003) served the third longest term (1970-1989) as president of SHSU. The university football stadium (1986) was renamed in his honor.
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Also see . . . About Elliott Toulmin Bowers. (Submitted on May 31, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas.)
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