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Near Freeport in Brazoria County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old Oakland Plantation

 
 
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By Texmexfla, July 21, 2008
1. Old Oakland Plantation Marker
This marker is low to the ground and is small.
Inscription. Founded 1828 by Henry Wm. Munson, who bought site from Stephen F. Austin, Father of Texas. This land joined Peach Point Plantation, Austin's home. Munson, one of Texans in uprising over injustices at Anahuac and Velasco in 1832, died in yellow fever epidemic in 1833.
 
Erected 1965 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 12420.)
 
Location. 28° 59.124′ N, 95° 30.26′ W. Marker is near Freeport, Texas, in Brazoria County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 36 and Weldon Road, on the left when traveling east on State Highway 36. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Freeport TX 77541, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ellerslie Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Reuben R. Brown (approx. 2 miles away); William Joel Bryan (approx. 2 miles away); General Stephen Fuller Austin (approx. 2 miles away); Emily Margaret Brown Austin Bryan Perry (approx. 2 miles away); James Franklin Perry (approx. 2 miles away); Henry William Munson (approx. 2 miles away); Major James Peckham Caldwell (approx. 2 miles away).
 
Regarding Old Oakland Plantation. While
Old Oakland Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Texmexfla, July 21, 2008
2. Old Oakland Plantation Marker
the text does not mention use by Confederate troops during the War Between The States, many Texas Confederate troops visited.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USScience & Medicine
 
Location of Old Oakland Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gregory Walker, July 28, 2016
3. Location of Old Oakland Plantation Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 2,519 times since then and 223 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. Photos:   1. submitted on July 26, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas.   2. submitted on August 8, 2008, by Texmexfla of Houston, Texas.   3. submitted on July 30, 2016, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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