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

On This Site Stood for a Century an Old Stone House

 
 
On This Site Stood for a Century an Old Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
1. On This Site Stood for a Century an Old Stone House Marker
Inscription.  
On this site stood
for a century an
Old Stone House
thought to have been built in 1779 by
Antonio Gil YBarbo.

Sold by him as community property in 1805.
Headquarters in 1806 for
William Barr and Samuel Davenport, Indian traders.
It served as trading post, store, warehouse,
town hall, fort, barracks, church, tavern, and saloon
before being torn down in 1902
by W. W. and Charles Perkins,
last owners.
Reconstructed in 1936 on the campus of
Stephen F. Austin State Teachers College.

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 9394.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 31° 36.18′ N, 94° 39.268′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (State Highway 21) and Fredonia Street, on the right
On This Site Stood for a Century an Old Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2021
2. On This Site Stood for a Century an Old Stone House Marker
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when traveling west on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 East Main Street, Nacogdoches TX 75961, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas Stagecoaches, C.S.A. (here, next to this marker); The Fredonia Rebellion (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Nacogdoches (within shouting distance of this marker); Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nine Flags of Nacogdoches (within shouting distance of this marker); Homesite of John S. Roberts (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Home of Antonio Gil y Barbo (within shouting distance of this marker); Ingraham Building (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Also see . . .  Old Stone Fort - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.

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