Home of George B. McKinstry

Home of George B. McKinstry (HM1HND)

Location: West Columbia, TX 77486 Brazoria County
Country: United States of America

N 29° 9.334', W 95° 39.223'

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1802 - 1837

A member of Austin's colony, 1829. Soldier in the Battle of Velasco; delegate to the General Convention, 1832; chief justice of Brazoria County, 1836. In this home, built about 1830, Stephen F. Austin died, December 27, 1836
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HM NumberHM1HND
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Marker Number9575
Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
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Date Added Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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Photo Credits: [1] RHONDA SMITH  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 241867 N 3228134
Decimal Degrees29.15556667, -95.65371667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 9.334', W 95° 39.223'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 9' 20.04" N, 95° 39' 13.38" W
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Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near County Rd 467, West Columbia TX 77486, US
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I Saw The Marker

I seen a headstone. No historical marker on a podium. There was a bench and a foot stone type marker, that said, "Stephen F. Austin died here".

Jan 10, 2019 at 9:26pm PST by ivygeni55

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