Mobeetie in Wheeler County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Temple Lea Houston
(August 12, 1860 – August 15, 1905)
Old courthouse where he practiced law and his home were both near here. He gave dedicatory speech for Texas Capitol in 1888.
Married Laura Cross in 1882; they had three sons.
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5221.)
Location. 35° 30.618′ N, 100° 26.552′ W. Marker is in Mobeetie, Texas, in Wheeler County. Marker can be reached from Dickerson Street half a mile south of Texas Highway 152, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at flagpole in front of old jail in Old Mobeetie. Marker is in this post office area: Mobeetie TX 79061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frank Willis, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Fort Elliot Flagpole (here, next to this marker); Captain G. W. Arrington (here, next to this marker); Emanuel Dubbs (here, next to this marker); Old Wheeler County Jail, 1886 (a few steps from this marker); Mobeetie Mobeetie Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Fort Elliott (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobeetie.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 251 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 8, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.