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

Market House Museum

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, April 6, 2019
1. Market House Museum Marker
Inscription.  Site was dedicated to public use by City Ordinance No. 28, on Aug. 30, 1853. About 1871, market with 12 x 24-ft. stalls was put up at cost of $550, and rented to sellers of meat and produce.

In 1886 this became firehouse, with a meeting hall and a room for hook and ladder equipment.

Bell bought 1890 for $45 rang night hours and sounded alarms.

Home until 1964 of volunteer fire company, this building was restored in 1967 as a museum.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968


Incise on base: Marker sponsored by Volunteer Firemen and Auxiliary.


(Supplemental Plaque)
Entered in the National Register of Historic Places - 1972
 
Erected 1968 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3217.)
 
Location. 28° 40.016′ N, 97° 23.47′ W. Marker is in Goliad, Texas, in Goliad County. Marker is at the intersection of South Market Street and East Franklin Street, on the right when traveling north on South Market Street
Market House Museum image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 7, 2019
2. Market House Museum
Marker is located to the left of the front doors.
. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 South Market Street, Goliad TX 77963, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Goliad (within shouting distance of this marker); Goliad Tornado of 1902 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hanging Tree (about 400 feet away); Regulators of Goliad County (about 400 feet away); Don Rafael Antonio Manchola (about 400 feet away); Santa Anna's Surrender Ratified (about 500 feet away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding Site of First Baptist Church of Goliad (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goliad.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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