Mount Vernon in Franklin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Son Griffith Wright Rutherford carried on business after 1914. Now in second century, an heir retains interest in the store.
Erected 1974 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9851.)
Location. 33° 11.325′ N, 95° 13.24′ W. Marker is in Mount Vernon, Texas, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Houston Street and Main Street (U.S. 67), on the right when traveling north on Houston Street. Touch for map. Mounted to outside wall of store. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Houston Street, Mount Vernon TX 75457, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Merchants and Planters National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Franklin County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Roadside Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Ripley Massacre (approx. 4.1 miles away).
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.