Details for Estate of John Hallett (Atlas Number 5285001489)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5285001489


Marker Number 1489
Atlas Number 5285001489
Marker Title Estate of John Hallett
Index Entry Hallett, John, Estate of
Address W. La Grange & Crockett streets
City Hallettsville
County Lavaca
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 699405
UTM Northing 3259737
Subject Codes pioneers
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of West La Grange and Crockett, Hallettsville
Marker Size 14" x 24"
Marker Text Member of Stephen F. Austin's colony, and an old sea captain. His log cabin was the first home in the area, 1833. Hallettsville is named for his widow, Margaret, who gave land for the town in 1852, when it became the county seat. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967