Near Hostyn in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Oldest Czech Settlement
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 1141.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
Location. 29° 50.405′ N, 96° 54.648′ W. Marker is near Hostyn, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is on U.S. 77 north of Farm to Market Road 2436, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Grange TX 78945, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Father Miguel Muldoon (approx. ¾ mile away); Czech Catholic Union of Texas (approx. 0.8 miles away); Kreische Complex (approx. 3.9 miles away); Monument Hill Tomb (approx. 3.9 miles away); Beer Office and Bottling Company (approx. 4.8 miles away); Birthplace of the SPJST (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fayette County Courthouse (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Dawson Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hostyn.
Also see . . .
1. Hostyn article in Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on February 4, 2014, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
2. Article about the Czechs in Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on February 4, 2014, by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Gregory Walker of La Grange, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.