Marshall in Harrison County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of The Capitol Hotel
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10141.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1857.
Location. 32° 32.699′ N, 94° 21.96′ W. Marker is in Marshall, Texas, in Harrison County. Marker is at the intersection of East Houston Street and South Bolivar Street, on the right when traveling east on East Houston Street. Marker is located Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall TX 75670, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Telegraph Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor Edward Clark (about 500 feet away); General Elkanah Greer / Knights of the Golden Circle (about 500 feet away); James Harper Starr (about 500 feet away); Harrison County (about 500 feet away); Marshall (about 500 feet away); Sam Houston's 1857 Campaign in Marshall (approx. ¼ mile away); Site of Marshall Masonic Female Institute (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marshall.
Also see . . .
1. Capitol Hotel, Marshall.
The Capitol Hotel stood from 1857 to 1971 at the corner of Houston and Bolivar Streets in Marshall. It was predated by the Adkins House and was succeeded by the Hotel Marshall, which still stands. It was financed by George Adkins and built by two slaves, Dick Land and Green Hill. These expert masons made the bricks that went into the 12-inch walls of the five-story structure. (Submitted on December 2, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. The Hotel Marshall Undergoes Renovation.
The Hotel Marshall that is standing today is not the original Hotel Marshall. The original was located directly next door. At one point there were three buildings (Submitted on December 2, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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