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

Byram Corn Crib

 
 
Byram Corn Crib Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 22, 2021
1. Byram Corn Crib Marker
Inscription.  This corn crib was built on a farm between Rock Church and Paluxy for John Meek. In the 1940s, W.D. "Dave" and Mattie Byram purchased the property, and their son James donated the corn crib to the museum in their memory. Legend is that the structure was built by slave labor.
 
Erected by Stephenville Historical House Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansAgriculture.
 
Location. 32° 13.379′ N, 98° 11.959′ W. Marker is in Stephenville, Texas, in Erath County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Washington Street (Business U.S. 377) and North Shapard Street. The marker is located on the grounds of the Stephenville Historical House Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 525 East Washington Street, Stephenville TX 76401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cowan Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Dog Trot Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Walker Cabin (a few steps from this marker); McCormick-Deering 15-30 Tractor
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(a few steps from this marker); Jones Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Carmack Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Buck Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Tarleton Ranch House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stephenville.
 
Also see . . .  Stephenville Historical House Museum.
The museum grounds are open to the public all day, every day for self-guided tours and photography. Free Admission - Some exhibitions and events may carry a separate charge. Monday-Tuesday: Closed.
(Submitted on November 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Byram Corn Crib Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 22, 2021
2. Byram Corn Crib Marker
The Byram Corn Crib image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, October 22, 2021
3. The Byram Corn Crib
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 24, 2021, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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