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Birthplace of Sam Houston

N Lee Hwy, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 50' 34.784052", -79° 21' 33.516828"
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In a cabin on the hilltop to the east Sam Houston was born, March 2, 1793. As commander-in-chief of the Texas army, he won the battle of San Jacinto, which secured Texan independence, April 21, 1836. He was President of Texas, 1836-1838, 1841-1844; United States Senator, 1846-1859; Governor, 1860-1861. He died, July, 1863.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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