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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27OM_st-joseph-hospital_Houston-TX.html
St. Joseph Hospital, Houston's first general hospital, opened in 1887 as St. Joseph's Infirmary. Six sisters from the congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, who came to Houston from St. Mary's Infirmary in Galveston, establi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27HT_site-of-the-national-womens-conference_Houston-TX.html
The Sam Houston Coliseum, now the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, was the site of the first National Women's Conference held on November 18th through 21st, 1977. It was the largest political conference of women in the United States since the…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2796_1928-democratic-national-convention_Houston-TX.html
Due to the efforts of businessman Jesse H. Jones, the Democratic National Committee chose Houston as the site of the 1928 Democratic National Convention. Located on this site, the 20,000-seat Sam Houston Hall was completed in 64 days at a cost of …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2795_thomas-william-house-jr_Houston-TX.html
T. W. House, Jr., was the third of eight children born to Thomas William (1814-1880) and Mary Elizabeth (Shearn) (1822-1870) House. T.W. House, Sr., was an English immigrant who established the T.W. House Bank in 1838 and became mayor of Houston i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2794_nichols-rice-cherry-house_Houston-TX.html
Greek Revival house built 1850 by Gen. Ebenezer Nichols at Congress and San Jacinto streets, sold to Wm. M. Rice, a philanthropist, 1856. Bought by Mrs. E. R. Cherry, 1897, with $25 bid on front door; moved by her to 806 Fargo. Later moved here an…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2793_alexander-hodge-a-war-memorial_Houston-TX.html
Erected in 1908 by Lady Washington Chapter D.A.R. in memory of Alexander Hodge one of Marion's Men Born in Pennsylvania, 1760 Died in Texas, 1836 A hero of two Republics
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278U_site-of-home-of-president-sam-houston_Houston-TX.html
Site of Home of President Sam Houston of the Republic of Texas 1837-9
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM278T_site-of-general-sam-houston-house_Houston-TX.html
Site of house where General Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas lived, 1837-1838
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM276Y_horace-dickinson-taylor_Houston-TX.html
At the age of 17 Horace Dickinson Taylor left his native Massachusetts with his brother, Edward, after the sudden death of their parents. They settled in Independence, Texas, in 1838, and in 1848 the Taylor brothers moved to Houston where they est…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM276X_thomas-william-house_Houston-TX.html
A native of Stoke St. Gregory in Somersetshire, England, T.W. House emigrated to the United States in May 1835. A baker by trade, he soon was employed by the St. Charles Hotel in New Orleans. By 1838 he had moved to Houston and established the com…
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