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Texas Historical MarkersSite of Old Houston Academy

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A marker on Rusk St. (between Caroline & Austin Streets) near an empty lot soon to become a new commercial high rise, denoting the site of an old 1856 building which served as a prominent educational institution until the early 20th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: 4/21/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersThomas William Jr. House

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T.W. House Jr. ran his father's bank, the T.W. House Bank, until its bankruptcy. The marker sits right outside the U.S. Customhouse. Ironically, it seems as if both his and his father's homes were demolished for federal buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2007

last visited: 3/22/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersDaughters of the Republic of Texas

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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas, instrumental in saving historic sites such as the San Jacinto Battlefield and the Alamo, was first organized on this site in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2007

last visited: 1/12/2008

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Texas Historical MarkersAnnunciation Church

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This marker details the history of the Annunciation Catholic Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersAnnuciation Church - Houston

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A second marker on Annunciation Catholic Church. This one focuses more on the history of the parish.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 8/30/2007

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersAcademy of the Incarnate Word

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Incarnate Word was the first permanent Catholic school founded in Houston. It was founded by the Sisters of the Incarnate Word, who migrated from Lyons, France to Brownsville, with the purpose of opening schools. This was their third in the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2007

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersChrist Church Cathedral

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Christ Church was the second Episcopalian Parish in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/5/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersGulf Building

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The Gulf Building was completed in 1929 and remained the tallest building until the Exxon Building surpassed it in 1963. A landmark for years in the City of Houston, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: Texas

date approved: 8/14/2008

last visited: 4/1/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersM. D. Anderson

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One of two markers inside the lobby of the Anderson Clayton Courthouse Annex on 1310 Prairie in Houston, denoting the history of Monroe D. Anderson and his posthumous role in the establishment of the Texas Medical and MD Anderson Cancer Centers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: 4/21/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersAnderson, Clayton & Co.

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One of two markers inside the lobby of the Anderson Clayton Courthouse Annex (formerly the "Cotton Exchange Bldg") on 1310 Prairie in Houston, denoting the history of the "Anderson, Clayton & Co." wealthy business venture and future endeavors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: 4/21/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersUSS Houston Avengers

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A pink granite marker in downtown Houston TX, highlighting the local residents' raising of $85 million to build two new battleships during the early days of WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/20/2013

last visited: 4/16/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersHouston Bar Association

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Learn about the birth of law in Houston

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Moonjami

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2012

last visited: 12/9/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersHarris County Courthouse of 1910

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A marker explaining the history, and design, of the Harris County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersSite of the First White House of the Republic of Texas

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A 1936 centennial marker in front of the historical Scanlan Building at 405 Main Street in Houston TX, denoting the original site of the fledgling republic's first White House.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/23/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersHarris County

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A marker commemorating the founding of Harris County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/10/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersPillot Building

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A marker on a replica of a building erected by French immigrant, Eugene Pillot.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersSweeney, Coombs & Fredericks Building

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A marker on a late 19th-century Victorian Eastlake commercial building designed by architect George E. Dickey.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/10/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersAuditorium Hotel

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The Auditorium Hotel was designed by Joseph Finger in 1926, and sat a block from the City Auditorium. It is now the Lancaster Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2007

last visited: 4/3/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Kennedy Bakery

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The Kennedy Bakery, built by Irish immigrant John Kennedy in 1860, is one of the oldest buildings in Houston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 6/7/2007

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersOld Market Square

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Originally set-aside as the location of Texas's state capitol, this square was home to Houston City Hall until 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/24/2006

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersHouston Cotton Exchange and Board of Trade

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Houston's Cotton Exchange Building was designed by prolific local architect Eugene T. Heiner in 1885.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/8/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersHogg Building

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The large, plate glass windows on this unusual Art Deco building were designed in 1921 to showcase Ford motor vehicles. Almost hidden from view, on the roof of the building is an 18-room, Spanish Revival penthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2007

last visited: 4/19/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersMagnolia Brewery Building

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A marker on one of the last remnants of the brewer of Magnolia Beer. The other remnant is the adjoining Houston Ice & Brewing Company Building, part of which fell into Buffalo Bayou.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member JimmyEv

location: Texas

date approved: 9/26/2006

last visited: 4/19/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersHouston Public Library

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A marker at the Julia Ideson Library Building in Houston, TX denoting the history of the first Free/Public Library to be opened in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/19/2013

last visited: 4/17/2013

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Texas Historical MarkersJulia Ideson Building

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The Ideson building, located on the same campus as the Central Branch, houses the Archives & Manuscripts Department and the Texas & Local History Department.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member clayj

location: Texas

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 4/17/2013

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