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

Stage Coach Inn

 
 
Stage Coach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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); Joseph Redmond Rice and Willie Masters Rice (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Beazley House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Site of Mary Allen Seminary (approx. 4.2 miles away); Spence-Chamberlain House (approx. 4.2 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.
 
Stage Coach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, July 28, 2018
2. Stage Coach Inn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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