“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

E.C. Matthews Home

E.C. Matthews Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, September 6, 2010
1. E.C. Matthews Home Marker
Inscription.  Built by "Daddy Poe," in 1856. Has columns made of hollowed pine trees; swinging upstairs porch. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Commission. (Marker Number 10409.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 30° 55.06′ N, 94° 49.668′ W. Marker is in Moscow, Texas, in Polk County. Marker is on Loop State Highway 177, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moscow TX 75960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moscow Male and Female Academy (a few steps from this marker); Moscow (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas Statesman William Pettus Hobby (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Wesley Hardin (1853-1895) (approx. 3.9 miles away); Town of Corrigan (approx. 5.6 miles away); Whitehead Home
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(approx. 11.3 miles away); Greenfield Cemetery (approx. 14.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moscow.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 16 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 19, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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