Did Sam Houston Live in Georgetown?


Essay discussing evidence for and against Sam Houston's alleged residence in Georgetown, Texas.

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[1] p. ; 36 cm.

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Mann, William L. [1943..1949].


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Essay discussing evidence for and against Sam Houston's alleged residence in Georgetown, Texas.

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[1] p. ; 36 cm.



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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

Rescuing Texas History, 2013 features collections from 25 partners: the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Dallas Municipal Archives , the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Fire Museum of Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Marfa Public Library, Texas Southern University, Concordia University Texas, Western Texas College Library, Carrollton Public Library, Palo Pinto County Historical Association, the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend), the Private Collection of Jim McDermott, Mesquite Public Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, The Williamson Museum, Lubbock High School, Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell, McAllen Public Library, the Mineral Wells Heritage Association, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Public Library, the Tarrant County Archives, and the Private Collection of Matta Family.

John Sharpe Collection

John M. Sharpe, Sr. became the executive head of the Sun Publishing Company and editor of the Williamson County Sun in 1918. He also served the city of Georgetown as mayor and postmaster, each three times. Presented by the Williamson County Museum, this collection of Sharpe family photographs and documents feature historical images of family members as well as biographies and texts of news articles and more.

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  • [1943..1949]

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  • 1836~ - 1863~

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Mann, William L. Did Sam Houston Live in Georgetown?, text, [1943..1949]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth426918/: accessed October 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Williamson Museum.