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Hallettsville in Lavaca County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hallettsville

 
 
Hallettsville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 5, 2015
1. Hallettsville Marker
Inscription.  
Founded 1838
County Seat, Lavaca County
since 1852

Named for Mrs. Margaret Hallett, widow of John Hallett, a member of Austin's colony and a veteran of San Jacinto, who donated the town site.
 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 2340.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 26.542′ N, 96° 56.257′ W. Marker is in Hallettsville, Texas, in Lavaca County. Marker can be reached from S Dowling St south of East 5th Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Halletsville Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 South Dowling Street, Hallettsville TX 77964, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arthur Pendleton Bagby (a few steps from this marker); Stephen Tucker Foley (a few steps from this marker); General John W. Whitfield (a few steps from this marker); Paul Scarborough
Hallettsville Marker and grave of Margaret Hallett. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 5, 2015
2. Hallettsville Marker and grave of Margaret Hallett.
(a few steps from this marker); Captain Leiper Willoughby (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Settlers Killed by the Indians Comanches and Tonkahues (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Kent (a few steps from this marker); John Wilkins Whitfield (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hallettsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hallettsville article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on June 21, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
2. Margaret Leatherbury Hallett article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on June 21, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
More. Search the internet for Hallettsville.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 21, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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