Site of James S. Hogg Newspaper
In his paper Hogg was a strong supporter of educational and governmental improvements for Longview. He campaigned against radical Reconstruction policies, railroad subsidies, lawlessness.
This venture, following earlier apprentice news work, showed Hogg's alertness, self-confidence. He was a publisher for 3 years.
This experience developed his qualities of leadership and led to later success as a statesman.
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14907.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 32° 29.652′ N, 94° 44.329′ W. Marker is in Longview, Texas, in Gregg County. Marker is on North Fredonia Street north of East Cotton Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 North Fredonia Street, Longview TX 75601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Jim Hogg. (Submitted on September 4, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.