Vernon B. Lea

Aged unknown

Commemorated on 2 plaques

Texas Historical Marker #9656

Site of the Town of Grand Cane. Here General Sam Houston built a home in 1843 and in it resided until 1845. A post office was established May 22, 1846 with Vernon B. Lea as postmaster. It was discontinued October 24, 1868 and reestablished April 26, 1869. The name of the town was changed to Ironwood August 26, 1869. The post office was discontinued March 15, 1900. #9656

?, Liberty, TX, United States where they was

Texas Historical Marker #16089

Site of Council Hill. Site of Council Hill, home of Vernon B. Lea, brother of Mrs. Sam Houston. Here General Houston frequently met with delegations of Alabama Indians. #16089

?, Coldspring, TX, United States where they lived