General Sam Houston

General Sam Houston (HM2LZA)

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N 29° 43.296', W 95° 23.458'

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Dedicated in honor ofGeneral Sam HoustonBorn March 2, 1793 in Rockridge County, VirginiaDied July 26, 1863 near Huntsville, Texas1809-1812 Lived with Cherokee Indians in Virginia1813-1818 Served in U.S. Army1819-1822 Practiced law in Tennessee1823-1825 Elected and served as congressman from Tennessee1827-1829 Served as governor of TennesseeNov. 1835 Major General of Texas ArmyApr. 1836 Led Texas Army to victory at the Battle of San Jacinto1836-1841 Elected and served as President of the Republic of TexasFeb. 1846 Elected to the United States SenateDec. 1859 Elected governor of TexasAlthough one of the most controversial figures in Texas history, Sam Houston was also one of the most colorful. Additional tablet:Women's City ClubUnveiled August 16, 1925Marker placed April, 1962
Year Placed1962
Placed ByWomen's City Club
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Date Added Friday, October 18th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 268721 N 3290330
Decimal Degrees29.72160000, -95.39096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 43.296', W 95° 23.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 43' 17.76" N, 95° 23' 27.48" W
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