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

Patton-Buchanan Building

 
 
Patton-Buchanan Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 26, 2022
1. Patton-Buchanan Building Marker
Inscription.  Crockett merchant William Monroe Patton (1855-1915) built this commercial structure about 1903. It was the fourth of six buildings he constructed on what became known as the Patton Block and is the only one that retains its original Mesker Bros. pressed metal storefront. In 1926 Wade Hampton Buchanan (1894-1978), a Crockett mechanic and businessman bought the building and leased it until 1976 to a variety of local businesses.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1982

 
Erected 1982 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11221.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 31° 19.056′ N, 95° 27.496′ W. Marker is in Crockett, Texas, in Houston County. Marker is on East Goliad Avenue, 0.1 miles west of South 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located on the right side of the entrance to the building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 East Goliad Avenue, Crockett TX 75835, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
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marker. W.V. McConnell Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Houston County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Five Courthouses of Houston County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Miller-Spinks-Mayes Property (about 300 feet away); First National Bank of Crockett (about 300 feet away); Crockett (about 400 feet away); Site of the Crockett Hotel (about 500 feet away); Early Bank Building (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crockett.
 
Also see . . .  Crockett, Texas. Wikipedia
Crockett is a city and the county seat of Houston County, Texas, United States. As of the 2020 census, the city population was 6,332. Houston County is the oldest county and Crockett the fifth-oldest city in Texas.
(Submitted on September 30, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
The view of the Patton-Buchanan Building and Marker from the sidewalk image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse
2. The view of the Patton-Buchanan Building and Marker from the sidewalk
The Patton-Buchanan Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Hulse, September 26, 2022
3. The Patton-Buchanan Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 30, 2022, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.

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