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Historical Markers and War Memorials in East Columbia, Texas
Location of East Columbia, Texas
► Brazoria County (171) ► Fort Bend County (65) ► Galveston County (306) ► Harris County (414) ► Matagorda County (79) ► Wharton County (26)
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| Bates' Fourth Regiment Texas Volunteers
Thirteenth Texas Infantry
Brown's Thirty-Fifth Texas Cavalry
On October 5, 1861, in Columbia, Texas (now East
Columbia), men from this area organized the
"Columbia Blues". They were mustered into . . . — — Map (db m161542) HM|
|This local landmark was built between 1837 and 1841 for William Aldridge, a farmer and large landholder. After a 10-year ownership by merchant, Henry Hansen, the house was sold to J.H. Dance and Co., a construction firm that supplied arms to the . . . — — Map (db m49717) HM|
|Founded 1823 as Brazos River landing for Josiah H. Bell's plantation. Townsite of Marion laid out in 1824. Later named East Columbia. Army enlistment point and ferrying dock during Texas Revolution. Key river port and trade center during Republic of . . . — — Map (db m89323) HM|
| Bethel Presbyterian Church, one of the oldest in Texas, was organized June 13, 1840. Land and original church given by Mrs. J. H. Bell. New church acquired, 1932. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966 — — Map (db m173044) HM|
| Near site of Dance Gun Shop. Started on Brazos River in 1850 by brothers J.H., George, and David Dance. Shop produced guns which helped arm the Confederacy during Civil War, 1861-65. The firearms were noted for precision. Shop also made machinery . . . — — Map (db m49712) HM|
| Has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior
1991 — — Map (db m164592) HM|
| James Price Phillips, descendant of a Brazoria County Old 300 family, married Selina Harris Lee in 1911. They had four children, and Price built this house for his wife to commemorate the birth of their youngest child, Oliver Wendel, in 1920. The . . . — — Map (db m173075) HM|
|This Greek revival house was built about 1847 by Dr. Mason Locke Weems II, the first of a succession of Weems family physicians to live here. The house features a center passage plan and raised cottage form. Details on the six-bay inset porch . . . — — Map (db m49714) HM|
|During a brief and troubled time in her life, Carry Amelia Moore Nation (1846-1911) operated the "Old Columbia Hotel" on this site about 1880. She later achieved fame as a hatchet-wielding crusader against the use of alcoholic drink and tobacco. . . . — — Map (db m89328) HM|
|John Sweeny, Sr. (d. 1855) moved his family from Tennessee to Brazoria County, Texas, about 1833. With the help of slaves, he cleared his land and established a large plantation. This log cabin, originally located about 9 miles southwest of this . . . — — Map (db m49709) HM|
| A structure erected in noted old river port town of Marion in Republic of Texas era. First portion, of hand-hewn cedar, was built about 1835 by colonist Thomas W. Nibbs. Merchant-civic leader-soldier Ammon Underwood (1810-87) bought and enlarged . . . — — Map (db m49707) HM|
|Ariadne O. Gautier (1834-1910) came from Florida to this part of Texas in 1841 with her parents. Her father, Dr. Peter Gautier, Jr., joined other Texans in turning back an invading Mexican army in 1842. In 1855, Ariadne married Clinton Lucretius . . . — — Map (db m49716) HM|