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

Freestone County

 
 
Freestone County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, October 10, 2010
1. Freestone County Marker
Inscription.
Formed from Limestone County
Created September 6, 1850
Organized January 6, 1851

So named from the nature of
its stone

County Seat, Fairfield
Formerly known as Mound Prairie

 
Erected 1936 by Texas Highway Department. (Marker Number 9878.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 43.531′ N, 96° 9.603′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Texas, in Freestone County. Marker is on Commerce Street (State Highway 84), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is located in the courthouse square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 East Commerce Street, Fairfield TX 75840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain L.D. Bradley (here, next to this marker); Val Verde Battery (a few steps from this marker); Butler Church Bell (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Freestone Jail (about 700 feet away); The Fridolin (Fred) Fischer Home (about 800
Freestone County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 4, 2015
2. Freestone County Marker
feet away); The Manahan House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis Corner (approx. 8 miles away); Bonner Cemetery (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfield.
 
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Freestone County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, October 10, 2010
3. Freestone County Marker
Freestone County and Captain L.D. Bradley Markers image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, July 4, 2015
4. Freestone County and Captain L.D. Bradley Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   2. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.   3. submitted on , by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas.   4. submitted on , by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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