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

Stagecoach Inn

 
 
Stagecoach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
1. Stagecoach Inn Marker
Inscription. Constructed during the 1860s, the Stagecoach Inn was known as Salado Hotel and as Shady Villa before the current name was adopted in 1943. Military figures George Armstrong Custer and Robert E. Lee, and cattle baron Shanghai Pierce are among those thought to have stayed here. A good example of frontier vernacular architecture, the Stagecoach Inn features a two-story galleried porch with a second-story balustrade.
 
Erected 1962 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5091.)
 
Location. 30° 56.535′ N, 97° 32.254′ W. Marker is in Salado, Texas, in Bell County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 S Stagecoach Rd, Salado TX 76571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Thomas Arnold High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Main Street Bridges (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salado Creek (about 400 feet away); Salado (about 400 feet away); The Davis Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Louisa Adeline (Addie) Barton (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Salado (approx. 0.2 miles away); Home of Orville Thomas Tyler (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salado.
 
Regarding Stagecoach Inn.
Stagecoach Inn image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson, February 2, 2008
2. Stagecoach Inn
Also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Also see . . .  Stagecoach Inn website. (Submitted on March 24, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2010, by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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