Early Texas Entrepreneur and Pioneer SettlerNew York native William Plunkett Harris (1797-1843) ran a steamboat line in partnership with Robert Wilson before moving to Texas in 1830. At Harrisburg, founded by his brother John Richardson Harris (d. 1829), for whom Harris County was named, he and Wilson took over a mill operation. Later William started a plantation here at Red Bluff, where he lived with his wife Caroline (Morgan) (1816-1867) and two children.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 307602 N 3275963|
|Decimal Degrees||29.59866667, -94.98668333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 29° 35.92', W 94° 59.201'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||29° 35' 55.20" N, 94° 59' 12.06" W|
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|Area Code(s)||281, 713, 832|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4825-4899 Palm St, Seabrook TX 77586, US|
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