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

Mountain Home

 
 
Mountain Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 19, 2011
1. Mountain Home Marker
Inscription.  Birthplace of James Stephen Hogg, son of Lucanda McMath Hogg and Joseph Lewis Hogg. Born March 24, 1851. Died March 3, 1906. First native Texan to serve as governor. Inspirer of the passage of the Railroad Commission Law, Stock and Bond Law, Alien Land Law.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 6826.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1941.
 
Location. 31° 48.451′ N, 95° 7.431′ W. Marker is in Rusk, Texas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on 50 Park Road, on the right when traveling north. Inside Jim Hogg City Historical Park near Hogg Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rusk TX 75785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rusk Footbridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bachelor Girl's Library Club (approx. 1.7 miles away); The James I. Perkins Family Home (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cherokee County Courthouse
Mountain Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 19, 2011
2. Mountain Home Marker
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Cherokee County (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cherokee County C.S.A. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of the Union Hotel/Bracken House/Acme Hotel (approx. 1.8 miles away); Norman Law Firm (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rusk.
 
Also see . . .  Jim Hogg - Wikipedia. (Submitted on February 24, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Hogg Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 19, 2011
3. Hogg Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 23, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 657 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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