Fayetteville in Fayette County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
S.P.J.S.T. Lodge No. 1
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2013
Erected 2013 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 17681.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
Location. 29° 54.491′ N, 96° 40.275′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Texas, in Fayette County. Marker is on East Main Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 507 East Main Street, Fayetteville TX 78940, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fayetteville City Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); St John Parochial School (approx. ¼ mile away); Chromcik Public School (approx. ¼ mile away); St. John the Baptist Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Reverend Joseph Chromcik (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Baca Saloon & Confectionary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fayetteville SPJST (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Svrcek Building (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Regarding S.P.J.S.T. Lodge No. 1. SPJST comes from the Czech phrase Slovanska Podporujici Jednota Statu Texas, which translated in English means the Slavonic, Benevolent Order of the State of Texas.
Also see . . . Czechs In Texas.
Czechs are a Slavic people from Bohemia, Moravia, and parts of Silesia. Among the first Czechs to arrive in Texas were the writer Carl Postl (Charles Sealsfield), who may have visited the Texas-Louisiana borderland as early as 1823; Frederick Lemský, who arrived in 1836 and played the fife in the(Submitted on October 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 110 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.