Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Birthsite of Beauford H. Jester (1893-1949)
Governor of Texas (1947-1949)
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee.
Location. 32° 5.336′ N, 96° 28.111′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on West 7th Avenue (State Highway 31) near South 16th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple Beth-El (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson-McCammon House (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church of Corsicana (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Texas Oil Industry (approx. ¼ mile away); Magnolia Cannon (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Welding Shop of H. C. Nicol (approx. ¼ mile away); The Birthplace of the Petroleum Industry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corsicana.
Also see . . . Navarro County entry Beauford Halbert Jester. the great grandson of Hampton McKinney (1796-1857), who built the first house in Corsicana on what is now the courthouse square. (Submitted on October 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 26, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.