The Ammon Underwood House

The Ammon Underwood House (HMXJM)

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

N 29° 8.421', W 95° 37.017'

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A structure erected in noted old river port town of Marion in Republic of Texas era. First portion, of hand-hewn cedar, was built about 1835 by colonist Thomas W. Nibbs. Merchant-civic leader-soldier Ammon Underwood (1810-87) bought and enlarged house in 1838-39. In 1839 he married Rachel Jane, daughter of William and Catherine Carson, of Austin's original colony. President Anson Jones and other famous Texans often visited the Underwoods.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1970
(addition)
Entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1976
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HM NumberHMXJM
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Marker Number9612
Year Placed1970
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 7:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 245407 N 3226367
Decimal Degrees29.14035000, -95.61695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 8.421', W 95° 37.017'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 8' 25.26" N, 95° 37' 1.02" W
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Area Code(s)979
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400-500 County Rd 703, West Columbia TX 77486, US
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