Bryan in Brazos County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Site of the Town of Boonville
Established in 1841 as the county seat of Navasota County by John Millican, John H. Jones, J. Ferguson, E. Seale, and Mordecai Boon whose name it bears • The name of the county was changed to Brazos in 1842 • Boonville flourished until 1866 when Bryan was established on the railroad
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8665.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
Location. 30° 40.322′ N, 96° 19.845′ W. Marker is in Bryan, Texas, in Brazos County. Marker is on Boonville Road (Farm to Market Road 158) 0.1 miles east of Austins Colony Parkway, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located in the south central section of the Boonville Heritage Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2421 Boonville Road, Bryan TX 77802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stagecoach Travel (here, next to this marker); Men of Vision (a few steps Brazos County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Old Boonville School Play Yard (a few steps from this marker); The Twin Sisters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town Plat (within shouting distance of this marker); Turner-Peters Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Harvey Mitchell (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bryan.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.