Mount Vernon in Franklin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Son Griffith Wright Rutherford carried on business after 1914. Now in second century, an heir retains interest in the store.
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9851.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 33° 11.325′ N, 95° 13.24′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Texas, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Houston Street and Main Street (U.S. 67), on the right when traveling north on Houston Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Houston Street, Mount Vernon TX 75457, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Merchants and Planters National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ripley Massacre (approx. 4.1 miles away); Gray Rock Cemetery (approx. 5.8 miles away); Rockhill Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Monticello Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 10.2 miles away); Cherokee Trace (approx. 13.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Vernon.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.