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Nacogdoches in Nacogdoches County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

On this site stood the old “Red House”

 
 
On this site stood the old "Red House" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
1. On this site stood the old "Red House" Marker
Inscription. Headquarters of Colonel Jose de las Piedras, commander of the Mexican garrison in Nacogdoches, 1827-1839. The property, after the Texas Revolution, of General Thomas J. Rusk. Served as classrooms for the University of Nacogdoches, 1845-1852.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9345.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 36.181′ N, 94° 39.366′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of South Street and Pillar Street, on the right when traveling north on South Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Nacogdoches (here, next to this marker); William ("Bill") Goyens (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Spanish Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gladys Hampton Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Chas. Hoya Land Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
On this site stood the old "Red House" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
2. On this site stood the old "Red House" Marker
In the background is the Battle of Nacogdoches Marker.
line); Thomas Jefferson Rusk (about 300 feet away); Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office (about 300 feet away); Ingraham Building (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Categories. EducationMilitaryNotable PersonsWar, Texas Independence
 
Photo of the old "Red House" image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 28, 2010
3. Photo of the old "Red House"
 
 
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