Near Crockett in Houston County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Original Site of the Joseph R. Rice Log Cabin
The Rice Homesite was commemorated in 1936 by the Texas Centennial Commission, and in 1973 the old log house was given to the State. Relocated in Tejas Mission Park (16 mi.
Erected 1976 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7039.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1828.
Location. 31° 21.479′ N, 95° 23.868′ 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. Stage Coach Inn (here, next to this marker); Rice Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Kings Highway Camino Real — Old San Antonio Road (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); Houston County (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crockett.
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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 431 times since then and 115 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.