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You see them everywhere-on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks-outdoor signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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Signs of HistoryThe Sweeney Clock -- Houston TX

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The sign of history with details of this elegant clock near the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/11/2018

last visited: 10/20/2018

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Signs of HistorySite of Capitol of the Republic of Texas - Houston, TX

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A plaque by the entrance of the historic Rice Hotel in downtown Houston, Texas, denoting the geographical location of the original Capitol of the Republic of Texas from 1837 to 1839 (and briefly in 1843 as well).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2018

last visited: 10/20/2018

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Signs of HistorySite of Allen Home (Gulf Building) DAR Marker -- Houston TX

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The sign of history on the Gulf Building (AKA JP Morgan Chase Bldg) for the A. C. and Charlotte M. Allen Home, who gave the city of Houston its name, placed by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1936

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 4/6/2017

last visited: 4/1/2013

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Signs of HistoryObedience Smith - Houston, TX

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A privately sponsored marker honoring Obedience Smith for her influence she and her descendants had on forming the state of Texas and Houston to what it is today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 10/20/2013

last visited: 4/7/2018

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Signs of HistoryBellaire Trolley Station and Pavilion, 1911 - Bellaire, TX

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One of two historical markers located in Bellaire's Paseo Park, recalling the "Toonerville Trolley."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTrolley Dedication Day, 1910 - Bellaire, TX

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One of two historical markers located in Bellaire's Paseo Park, recalling the "Toonerville Trolley."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBellaire City Hall - Bellaire, TX

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This etched metal sign mounted on a concrete base tells about early days in the town of Bellaire, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 1/20/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOld Harrisburg - Houston, TX

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Located at the Frost Bank on Broadway is a marker placed by the Rotary Club of Harrisburg, telling about the town of Harrisburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 6/16/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySite Vince's Bridge - Pasadena, TX

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Placed by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to mark the location of Vince's Bridge. It is said that Gen. Sam Houston order it to be destroyed to prevent Santa Anna's army from escaping.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 8/6/2019

last visited: 6/11/2006

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Signs of HistoryMexican Gen. Santa Anna's capture site -- Pasadena TX

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The Daughters of the Republic of Texas erected a grey granite marker identifying the site of the capture of Mexican General Santa Anna after the defeat of the Mexican Army at San Jacinto. It is NOT an official state of Texas historic marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 1/8/2013

last visited: 10/22/2019

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Signs of HistoryTrees Of Knowledge - Humble, TX

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A marker at the entrance of the old 1928 Municipal Courthouse (now the "Green Oaks Tavern") in the historic district of Humble, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2018

last visited: 1/9/2021

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Signs of HistoryDr. George Moffit Patrick, A Texas Pioneer - Deer Park, TX

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This sign tells the history of an almost lost Texas Historical Marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/3/2019

last visited: 3/26/2020

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Signs of HistoryCypress-Fairbanks Independent School District - Cypress, TX

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A plaque by the main entrance of the Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, TX (NW Houston), denoting the history of the Cy-Fair Independent School District and its flagship campus erected in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 4/19/2020

last visited: 3/26/2020

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Signs of HistoryFirst Texas Sugar Refinery - Sugar Land, TX

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A marker locating the spot of the first sugar refinery in Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 5/31/2021

Image for Where Santa Anna Surrendered to Houston - San Jacinto Battleground  - La Porte, TXview gallery

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Signs of HistoryWhere Santa Anna Surrendered to Houston - San Jacinto Battleground - La Porte, TX

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This marker, etched with a famous painting, shows the morning of April 22, 1836. The day the Texas Revolution ended and the Republic of Texas began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 9/12/2019

last visited: 6/23/2007

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Signs of HistoryStructural Repairs To The Battleship Texas - La Porte, TX

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Note: The Battleship TEXAS was officially CLOSED to the public on Aug. 31, 2019. It is being prepared to be moved to a repair facility and upon completion it will probably NOT be returned to this location. Sad, but true.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 9/11/2019

last visited: 12/8/2019

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Signs of HistoryTexan Camp - San Jacinto Battlefield State Historic Site - La Porte, TX

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In eighteen minutes on the morning of April 22, 1836, the Republic of Texas began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 9/15/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Convention At Washington-On-The-Brazos - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryRight Man At The Right Time - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryA Narrow Escape - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryA Thorn In His Side - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Memorial to Mexico - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBurnet's Terms Of Office - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJudge Burnet - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLegal Eagle - Burnet Park, Baytown, TX

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Burnet Park was once Oakland, the Burnet homesite. It is now a community park. A series of informative markers highlight the life of David G. Burnet, the First President of the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2018

last visited: never

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