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Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar

1798-1859

 
 
Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
1. Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker
Inscription. Father of Texas education. President of the Republic of Texas, 1836-1841. He lived here from 1851 to 1859.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9004.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 29° 34.616′ N, 95° 45.046′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker can be reached from Eugene Heinmann Circle 0.2 miles north of William Ways Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is behind the levee, east of the Fort Bend County Justice Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1521 Eugene Heinmann Circle, Richmond TX 77469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Home of Randal Jones (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of Fort Bend (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morton Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Dismounted Texas Cavalry (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Rosenberg (approx. 3.7 miles away); Texas Prison System Central State Farm Main Building (approx.
Location of Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
2. Location of Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar Marker
5.9 miles away); Hodge's Bend Cemetery (approx. 6.9 miles away); Sugar Land Refinery (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  Mirabeau B. Lamar article in Handbook of Texas Online. (Submitted on June 26, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
 
Categories. EducationPoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Foundation bricks of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar behind marker. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
3. Foundation bricks of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar behind marker.
Sign protecting the archeological park behind the levee. image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, February 25, 2012
4. Sign protecting the archeological park behind the levee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 26, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 26, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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