Birthplace of Sam Houston

Birthplace of Sam Houston (HMLFY)

Location: Lexington, VA 24450
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 50.581', W 79° 21.551'

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In a cabin on the hilltop to the east Sam Houston was born, March 2, 1793. As commander-in-chief of the Texas army, he won the battle of San Jacinto, which secured Texan independence, April 21, 1836. He was President of Texas, 1836-1838, 1841-1844; United States Senator, 1846-1859; Governor, 1860-1861. He died, July 26, 1863.
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HM NumberHMLFY
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Marker NumberA 52
Year Placed1928
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9:24am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 644370 N 4189666
Decimal Degrees37.84301667, -79.35918333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 50.581', W 79° 21.551'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 50' 34.86" N, 79° 21' 33.06" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 977-1339 State Rte 785, Lexington VA 24450, US
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