Details for Site of the Home of Hardin R. Runnels

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037012410


Marker Number 12410
Atlas Number 5037012410
Marker Title Site of the Home of Hardin R. Runnels
Index Entry Runnels, Hardin R., Site of the Home of
City New Boston vicinity
County Bowie
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes governors
Marker Year 1936
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark No
Marker Location 6 miles east of New Boston on US 82, on U.S. Government reservation
Private Property No
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size 1936 Centennial - Subject Marker (gray granite)
Marker Text Governor of Texas, 1857-1859. The house was built in 1853. Destroyed by fire in 1914. Here Governor Runnels died. He was buried nearby. His remains were later removed to the State Cemetery at Austin.