Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Beaumont

 
 
Beaumont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 10, 2018
1. Beaumont Marker
Inscription.  County seat of Jefferson County. Settled in 1825 as Tevis Bluff; incorporated as Beaumont Dec. 16, 1838. Early trading post, riverboat port, lumber, rice and ranching center. Near site of Spindletop gusher, where oil became an industry, ushering in the modern port and shipyards, and a vast industrial and chemical complex.
 
Erected 1967 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10493.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places.
 
Location. 30° 4.909′ N, 94° 5.683′ W. Marker is in Beaumont, Texas, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in the plaza between the Beaumont City Hall and Beaumont Civic Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Main Street, Beaumont TX 77701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Millard (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tyrrell Public Library (about 600 feet away); Jefferson Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles
Beaumont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 10, 2018
2. Beaumont Marker
away); Jefferson County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Port of Beaumont (approx. ¼ mile away); Texas' First Rice Mill (approx. 1.1 miles away); French Trading Post (approx. 3½ miles away); The Lucas Gusher (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaumont.
 
Also see . . .  Beaumont, Texas - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on June 13, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Jun. 4, 2020