Where Houston Enlisted

Where Houston Enlisted (HMJ0U)

Location: Maryville, TN 37801 Blount County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 45.362', W 83° 58.269'

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Here, where Blount County's first courthouse stood, Sam Houston "took a dollar from the drum", thus marking his first enlistment in the United States Army, March 24, 1813. This culminated in his command of the Army of Texas, which decisively defeated the Mexicans at San Jacinto in 1836.
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HM NumberHMJ0U
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Marker Number1E16
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission and The Major James Houston Chapter, USD of 1812
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 231356 N 3960961
Decimal Degrees35.75603333, -83.97115000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 45.362', W 83° 58.269'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 45' 21.72" N, 83° 58' 16.14" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 205 S Cusick St, Maryville TN 37801, US
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