Coldspring in San Jacinto County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
San Jacinto County Jail
In 1915 San Jacinto County's frame courthouse burned. When a new brick courthouse was built a quarter-mile to the southwest, axis of the town shifted from area of the jail, which still serves its official role.
Erected 1982 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7669.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 30° 35.774′ N, 95° 7.709′ W. Marker is in Coldspring, Texas, in San Jacinto County. Marker is on Commercial Avenue 0.2 miles north of Byrd Avenue (County Route 1514), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coldspring TX 77331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old San Jacinto County Jail (a few steps from this marker); Laurel Hill CemeteryGeneral James Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Moriah Lodge No. 37, A.F. & A.M. (approx. ¼ mile away); San Jacinto County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Governor George Tyler Wood (approx. ¼ mile away); Townsite of Coldspring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Coldspring Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coldspring.
Regarding San Jacinto County Jail. This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Also see . . . From the Texas Forest Trail website. (Submitted on August 11, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.