Sam Houston

Sam Houston (HM298C)

Location: Huntsville, TX 77340 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 39.668', W 95° 30.637'

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Sam Houston
American, Texan, Patriot, Master Mason
U.S. Congressman - Tennessee
1823-1827
Governor of Tennessee
1827-1829
President - Republic of Texas
1836-1838 and 1841-1844
U.S. Senator - Texas
1859-1861


"The great misfortune is that a notion obtains with those in power
that the world, or the people, require more governing than is
necessary. To govern well is a great science, but no country is ever
improved by too much governing . . . most men think when they are
elevated to position, that it requires an effort to discharge their
duties, and they leave common sense out of the question."


First presiding officer Grand Lodge of Texas
December 20, 1837
Member - Cumberland Masonic Lodge No. 8
Nashville, Tennessee
Member - Holland Masonic Lodge No. 1
Houston, Texas
Member - Forrest Masonic Lodge No. 9
Huntsville, Texas


"Govern wisely, and as little as possible."
Sam Houston
March 2, 1793 - July 26, 1863
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HM NumberHM298C
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByGrand Lodge of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 259440 N 3394736
Decimal Degrees30.66113333, -95.51061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 39.668', W 95° 30.637'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 39' 40.08" N, 95° 30' 38.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)409, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-45, Huntsville TX 77340, US
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