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

Site of Lafayette

 
 
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By QuesterMark, November 25, 2017
1. Site of Lafayette Texas Historical Marker
Inscription. First county seat of Lamar County A clapboard courthouse was built by John Lovejoy on 40 acres donated by John Watson Here court was held June, 1841 to June, 1843 John A. Rutherford, Chief Justice; John R. Craddock County Clerk

Erected by the State of Texas
1936
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 8203.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 33° 41.137′ N, 95° 35.032′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Marker is on Yoder Rd. north of Farm to Market Road 79, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paris TX 75460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central National Road (approx. 2 miles away); Lamar County (approx. 2 miles away); Union Station (approx. 2 miles away); Paris (approx. 2.1 miles away); Lamar County, C. S. A. (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lamar County Courthouse (approx.

Site of Lafayette Marker vicinity image. Click for full size.
By QuesterMark, November 25, 2017
2. Site of Lafayette Marker vicinity
2.3 miles away); First National Bank of Paris (approx. 2.3 miles away); John James Culbertson (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2017, by QuesterMark of Fort Worth, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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