Huntsville in Walker County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Harry Fishburne Estill
Fifth President of Sam Houston State University
Erected 2006 by SHSU Alumni Association.
Location. 30° 43.622′ N, 95° 32.67′ 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. 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. Elliott Toulmin Bowers (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Norton Shaver (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Site of The Steamboat House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joshua Houston (about 700 feet away); The Death of Sam Houston (about 800 feet away); The Sam Houston Monument (about 800 feet away); Union Soldiers Graves (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntsville.
Regarding Harry Fishburne Estill. Harry F. Estill (1861-1942) served the longest term as president of SHSU. The university’s second library, built in 1929, was named to honor Estill.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Former Presidents of Sam Houston State University.
Also see . . . About Harry Fishburne Estill. (Submitted on May 31, 2008, by Buildingshsu of Austin, Texas.)
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