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Eli T. Merriman Home

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San Marcos, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 28° 39' 59.84652999996", -97° 46' 5.78592000012"
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     Built about 1846 by Dr. Eli T. Merriman (1815-1867), Yale graduate, 1838 Texas settler. One of 3 San Marcos townsite owners. First physician in area. Later lived in Brownsville, Banquete, Corpus Christi. During Civil War joined Confederate army with 2 sons; one son was in Federal army. Son, Eli T., Jr., founded the Corpus Christi Caller. Second home in San Marcos. Originally near Town Square. Built of hand-hewn timber. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

Eli T. Merriman Home Historical Marker Location Map, San Marcos, Texas

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