Details for Site of The Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson (Atlas Number 5481004895)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5481004895

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Marker Number 4895
Atlas Number 5481004895
Marker Title Site of The Home of Robert McAlpin Williamson
Index Entry Williamson, Robert McAlpin, Site of the Home of
Address Burleson St.
City Wharton
County Wharton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 781385
UTM Northing 3245270
Subject Codes newspapers; state official; Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas
Marker Year 1936
Designations
Marker Location Courthouse Square, Wharton
Marker Size 1936 Centennial Marker (gray granite)
Marker Text Born in Georgia in 1806, editor "The Texas Gazette" and "The Mexican Citizen," pioneer Texas newspapers. Active in the revolution, member of the Supreme Court of the Republic, 1836-1839. Member of Texas Legislature 1846-1849, died December 22, 1859.