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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.
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 Texas Historical Survey Commission. (Marker Number 3840.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsEducationIndustry & Commerce.
 
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. Beeville Post Office (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barnard E. Bee, Sr. (about 700 feet away); Beeville on the Poesta
McClanahan House image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
2. McClanahan House
(about 700 feet away); Bee County Courthouse (about 700 feet away); First Brick Building on Square (about 800 feet away); Douglas A4 Skyhawk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Praeger Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commercial National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beeville.
 
McClanahan House sign image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 13, 2010
3. McClanahan House sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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