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Near Crockett in Houston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stage Coach Inn

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, July 28, 2018
1. Stage Coach Inn Marker
Inscription.  Built as a home by Joseph D. Rice, Sr., who came to Texas in 1828.

In 1838 it was designated as a stopping place for the stage coach from Nacogdoches to Crockett.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8809.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1838.
 
Location. 31° 21.478′ N, 95° 23.869′ W. Marker is near Crockett, Texas, in Houston County. Marker is on State Highway 21 0.7 miles east of Farm to Market Road 3187, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crockett TX 75835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Site of the Joseph R. Rice Log Cabin (here, next to this marker); Rice Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Mary Allen Seminary (approx. 4.2 miles away); Houston County (approx. 4.3 miles away); Site of the Crockett Hotel
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By Brian Anderson, July 28, 2018
2. Stage Coach Inn Marker
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(approx. 4.4 miles away); Early Bank Building (approx. 4˝ miles away); Crockett (approx. 4˝ miles away); Miller-Spinks-Mayes Property (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crockett.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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