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

McClanahan House

 
 
McClanahan House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
1. McClanahan House Marker
Inscription.  

Oldest business structure in Beeville, erected about 1867 on east side of courthouse square, near Poesta Creek. General store, lodging house, post office. Pioneer western style, with southern porches.

Built by G.W. McClanahan, Beeville's first merchant, school teacher, postmaster, county clerk, inn keeper, Sunday School superintendent.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3840.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 28° 24.157′ N, 97° 44.789′ W. Marker is in Beeville, Texas, in Bee County. Marker is on East Corpus Christi Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 East Corpus Christi Street, Beeville TX 78102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Philip's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bee County War Dead (about 600 feet away); Beeville Post Office
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(about 700 feet away); Barnard E. Bee, Sr. (about 700 feet away); Beeville on the Poesta (about 700 feet away); Bee County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); Beeville Veterans Memorial (about 800 feet away); First Brick Building on Square (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beeville.
 
McClanahan House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
2. McClanahan House
McClanahan House sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
3. McClanahan House sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,100 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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