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Alleyton in Colorado County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Alleyton

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2019
1. Alleyton Marker
Inscription.  
Oldest permanent settlement and
once largest town in Colorado
County. Established by the pioneer
Alley family (William, John, Rawson,
Thomas and Abraham), all members
of Austin's original 300 settlers.
Terminus of the Buffalo Bayou,
Brazos and Colorado Railroad,
1860-1867.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 129.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 29° 42.399′ N, 96° 29.192′ W. Marker is in Alleyton, Texas, in Colorado County. Marker is at the intersection of Alleyton Road (County Road 268) and Center Street, on the right when traveling east on Alleyton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alleyton TX 78935, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alleyton Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alleyton C.S.A. (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Alleyton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, December 31, 2019
2. Alleyton Marker
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Beason's (Beeson's) Crossing (approx. 2.9 miles away); Benjamin Beason's Crossing (approx. 2.9 miles away); Columbus Waterworks (approx. 3.1 miles away); Stage Lines Through Columbus (approx. 3.1 miles away); Early Site of Doctor Logue's Drugstore (approx. 3.2 miles away); District Court Tree (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alleyton.
 
Also see . . .  Alleyton, TX - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on December 31, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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