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Coldspring in San Jacinto County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

San Jacinto County

 
 
San Jacinto County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
1. San Jacinto County Marker
Inscription. Eighteenth century Spanish explorers gave to the hyacinth-choked stream the name of Saint Hyacinth. Anglo-Americans settled here after 1820. Formed from portions of Polk, Montgomery, Liberty and Walker counties. Created January 5, 1869; recreated August 13, 1870; organized December 1, 1870.

County seat, Cold Springs, 1870; later, Coldspring.
 
Erected 1936 by State of Texas. (Marker Number 7668.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 30° 35.142′ N, 95° 7.595′ W. Marker is in Coldspring, Texas, in San Jacinto County. Marker is on Church Street (State Highway 150) half a mile south of Byrd Avenue (Farm to Market Road 1514), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coldspring TX 77331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church of Coldspring (approx. 0.4 miles away); Townsite of Coldspring (approx. half a mile away); San Jacinto County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Governor George Tyler Wood (approx. half a
San Jacinto County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 16, 2018
2. San Jacinto County Marker
mile away); Mount Moriah Lodge No. 37, A.F. & A.M. (approx. half a mile away); Coldspring Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Old San Jacinto County Jail (approx. mile away); San Jacinto County Jail (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coldspring.
 
Also see . . .  San Jacinto County - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on June 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 19, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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