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Coldspring in San Jacinto County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

San Jacinto County

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
1. San Jacinto County Marker
Inscription.  Eighteenth century Spanish explorers gave to the hyacinth-choked stream the name of Saint Hyacinth. Anglo-Americans settled here after 1820. Formed from portions of Polk, Montgomery, Liberty and Walker counties. Created January 5, 1869; recreated August 13, 1870; organized December 1, 1870.

County seat, Cold Springs, 1870; later, Coldspring.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 7668.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 5, 1869.
 
Location. 30° 35.142′ N, 95° 7.595′ W. Marker is in Coldspring, Texas, in San Jacinto County. Marker is on Church Street (State Highway 150) half a mile south of Byrd Avenue (Farm to Market Road 1514), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coldspring TX 77331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Coldspring (approx. 0.4 miles away); J. M. Hansbro's Law Office (approx. half a mile away); Townsite of Coldspring
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By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
2. San Jacinto County Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); San Jacinto County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Governor George Tyler Wood (approx. half a mile away); Mount Moriah Lodge No. 37, A.F. & A.M. (approx. half a mile away); Coldspring Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Old San Jacinto County Jail (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coldspring.
 
Also see . . .  San Jacinto County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on June 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 108 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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