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DeZavala, Lorenzo, grave marker

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Year: 1931
Marker Number: 00104
Street: San Jacinto Battleground Park
City: La Porte
Zip Code: 77571
Longitude: 95 05.363
Latitude: 29 45.196
Key Map: 499N
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. (Front) Lorenzo DeZevala Born October 3, 1789 Died DeZavala's PointHarrisburgCounty, November 15, 1836 First Vice President of The Republic of
Texas. Erected by The State of Texas
(Back) Member of Consultation and Convention; Signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence; Author, Learned Publicist; Historian Philosopher,
Economist, and Statesman
Louis Lenz Inventory # 17 of 71; notes grave marker in poor condition; State erected a
second pink granite marker with the same text, with Crossed Flags & Star; note
Handbook of Texas has 1788 as the year he was born; also "He was buried at his home
in a small cemetery plot marked by the state of Texas in 1931. The plot has since sunk
into Buffalo Bayou."



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