Andrew Robinson, Sr.
Washington County, Texas
30 19.450' N 96 09.242' W
Directions: Start at the intersection of FM-1155E and Park Road 12. Go .3miles north on Park Road 12. Turn right and go 200 yards. Turn right again and go.25 miles. The house is on the left (north) side of the path.
Text: First settler of Stephen F. Austin's "Old 300" colonists to arrive in Texas. Came November 1821 with his wife Nancy and 2 children. In 1824 he received title to over 9,000 acres of land and was made a captain in the colonial militia. The town of Washington was surveyed on his grant and he became a co-founder of it. By 1830 he was operating a ferry at La Bahia Crossing as well as a hotel and saloon. In 1835 he fought in the Battle of Gonzales, where his unit first carried into battle the original Lone Star flag made by Sarah Dodson. He died 1852.