Marker Details

Burnet, Home of David G.

Burnet Drive at Oakland, Burnet Park

Houston , 77520

Notes: D.R.T. marker on ground in middle of open area of park, approx. 50 yards from main entrance; park named for the first provisional President of the Republic of Texas, David G. Burnet; park ribbon cutting March 15, 2008; re-dedication date per David Pomeroy, ref. newspaper accounts
Directions: Exit Lynchburg Road from I-10, south approx. one tenth mile to Center Street, east on Center St. approximately six tenths of a mile, south on Oakland Ave. to Burnet, east to park entrance; park near Burnet Bay

Key Time Period: 1836 - 1845 Republic of Texas

Corretions/New Research:

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Marker Text: HOME OF DAVID G. BURNET 1836 - 1858
Marker Type: D.R.T. granite
Historical Org: Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Key Map Information: 499 H

GPS Coordinates: 29 46.852, 95 03.071

Precinct No: 2

Marker No: 327