Details for Sam Houston Oak (Atlas Number 5177004503)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5177004503


Marker Number 4503
Atlas Number 5177004503
Marker Title Sam Houston Oak
Index Entry Houston, Sam, Oak
County Gonzales
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 663957
UTM Northing 3261334
Subject Codes Botany; lumber topics; Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; military topics
Marker Year 1936
Marker Location from Gonzales take US 90 A East about 10 mile.
Marker Size 1936 Centennial Marker (gray granite)
Marker Text 1/8 mile north is Sam Houston Oak where General Sam Houston established his headquarters camp March 13, 1836, after burning the town of Gonzales. Under this oak his small army was joined by many volunteers from the eastern settlements, who went with him to San Jacinto.