Marker Details

Smith, Home of Dr. Ashbel

1530 Evergreen Rd.

Baytown , 77523

Notes: D.R.T. marker, information & photo provided by Anita J. Cooper via David Pomeroy, Nov. 28, 2008; re-dedicated Oct. 16, 2005 by San Jacinto DRT; Rededication Program notes Dr. Ashbel (1805-1886) as "the father of Texas Medicine" and "the father of the University of Texas" dedication date per David Pomeroy, ref. newspaper accounts
Directions: From Hwy 146, east on Old Hwy 146 two miles to Spur 55/TX99 north, right on TX99 six tenths of a mile to Tri-Cities Beach Road/FM2354, right on Tri-Cities Beach Road six tenths of a mile to "Y" at Evergreen, right on Evergreen; six tenths of a mile to entrance to Clubhouse for Evergreen Point Golf Club on right; marker in front of clubhouse near flagpoles

Key Time Period: 1836 - 1845 Republic of Texas

Corretions/New Research:

No data available

Marker Text: HOME OF DR. ASHBEL SMITH 1837 - 1886 Patriot, Diplomat, Educator

Republic of Texas


San Jacinto Chapter Daughter of the Republic of Texas
Marker Type: D.R.T. granite
Historical Org: Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Key Map Information: 541 H

GPS Coordinates: 29 42.344, 94 57.711

Precinct No: 2

Marker No: 328