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Navasota in Grimes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Freeman Inn

 
 
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By James Hulse, October 24, 2020
1. Site of Freeman Inn Marker
Inscription.  

Built by Ira M. Freeman, 1856; Way Station and Hotel for passengers on several stage lines through city.

Two-story pine building housed many travelers, among them, Sam Houston. Important visitors, officers stayed here in Civil War. Coaches and teams were kept in Freeman's barns.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8580.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 30° 23.401′ N, 96° 5.149′ W. Marker is in Navasota, Texas, in Grimes County. Marker is on East Washington Avenue (State Highway 105) 0.1 miles north of Craig Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 East Washington, Navasota TX 77868, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); The First Baptist Church of Navasota (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Navasota
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By James Hulse, October 24, 2020
2. Site of Freeman Inn Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Navasota (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Augustus Hamer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mickelborough Building (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lewis J. Wilson Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navasota.
 
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By James Hulse, October 24, 2020
3. Site of Freeman Inn Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.   3. submitted on November 9, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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