Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar

Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (HM2CY6)

Location: Richmond, TX 77469 Fort Bend County
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 34.91', W 95° 45.708'

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Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar · The Father of Education in Texas · Born in Georgia August 16, 1798 · Founded the Columbus Enquirer · Came to Texas in 1836 · He commanded the cavalry at the Battle of San Jacinto · Served successively as Secretary of War, Vice President and President of the Republic of Texas · Secured a public endowment for schools, academies and a university · Fought with distinction in the Mexican War · Served in the Texas Legislature and as Ambassador to Nicaragua...(remainder of monument text is heavily obstructed by the surrounding hedges)

Incise in base of monument: Erected by the State of Texas 1936 with funds appropriated by the Federal Government to commemorate one hundred years of Texas Independence
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HM NumberHM2CY6
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByThe State of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, December 20th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 232467 N 3275635
Decimal Degrees29.58183333, -95.76180000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 34.91', W 95° 45.708'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 34' 54.6" N, 95° 45' 42.48" W
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Area Code(s)281, 832, 713
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-498 Jackson St, Richmond TX 77469, US
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