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Jefferson in Marion County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jefferson

 
 
Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 7, 2020
1. Jefferson Marker
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Founded 1843. Named for President Thomas Jefferson. Chief river Port of Texas, 1846-1870. This prosperous Ante-bellum city became a Confederate Quartermaster Depot; Produced boots, shoes, iron goods, preserved meats for Army. Nearby oil field discovered in 1939. Many fine old homes and other landmarks.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8054.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
 
Location. 32° 46.569′ N, 94° 20.232′ W. Marker is in Jefferson, Texas, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 49 and County Highway 3200, on the right when traveling south on State Highway 49. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson TX 75657, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John M. Vines (approx. 0.9 miles away); Richard Waterhouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Civil War Meat Packing Plant (approx. 1.2 miles away); Torrans-Clopton-Spellings House
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Jefferson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Home of Captain George T. Todd (approx. 1.3 miles away); The George T. Todd House (approx. 1.3 miles away); The First National Bank of Jefferson (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson.
 
Also see . . .  Jefferson, Texas. Wikipedia (Submitted on November 24, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, November 6, 2020
2. Jefferson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 24, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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