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

Home of Adolphus Sterne

 
 
Home of Adolphus Sterne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 31, 2010
1. Home of Adolphus Sterne Marker
Inscription.  A pioneer citizen of Nacogdoches. Born in Cologne, Germany, April 5, 1801. Alcalde at Nacogdoches under the Mexican Government, member of the Congress of the Republic of Texas. Died March 27, 1859. Buried in Nacogdoches. Here General Sam Houston made his home both before and after his marriage. The door of Adolphus Sterne was ever open to all the world.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 9356.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list.
 
Location. 31° 36.036′ N, 94° 39.054′ W. Marker is in Nacogdoches, Texas, in Nacogdoches County. Marker is on South Lanana Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 S Lanana 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. Site of Bivouac and Banquet for The New Orleans' Greys (within shouting distance of this marker); Eugenia Sterne Park (within shouting distance of this
Front of house. image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 31, 2010
2. Front of house.
marker); "The Treaty" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Haden Edwards (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oak Grove Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); John S. Roberts (approx. ¼ mile away); Charles Standfield Taylor (approx. ¼ mile away); Homesite of John S. Roberts (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nacogdoches.
 
Home of Adolphus Sterne image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 31, 2010
3. Home of Adolphus Sterne
Hoya Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 31, 2010
4. Hoya Memorial Library Marker
National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, March 31, 2010
5. National Register of Historic Places
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 873 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 7, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 31, 2020