Navasota in Grimes County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of Freeman Inn
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
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. Joseph Brooks Home (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Terrell House (about 500 feet away); Rene Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle (about 500 feet away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church The First Baptist Church of Navasota (approx. 0.2 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Navasota (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Navasota (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mance Lipscomb (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navasota.
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