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

Stephen Augustus Pace

(September 19, 1848 - March 1, 1921)

 
 
Stephen Augustus Pace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
1. Stephen Augustus Pace Marker
Inscription. Stephen Augustus Pace came to Texas in 1868. He settled first in Fairfield, where he met and married Achsah Maddox. They moved to Corsicana in 1871. Pace established a wholesale grocery business and was active in a number of civic organizations. He served as a city alderman and as police and light commissioner. He was a director of the Corsicana commercial club (forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce) and a member of the committee which established the town's public library. He lived in this house from 1887 until his death.
 
Erected 1990 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11620.)
 
Location. 32° 5.485′ N, 96° 28.485′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on West Third Avenue near North 19th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1003 West Third Avenue, Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tatum Home (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer in Texas Oil Joseph S. Cullinan (about 600 feet away); The Rosenberg Family (about 700 feet away); Lemon-Edens House
Stephen Augustus Pace House from 1887 until his death, and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
2. Stephen Augustus Pace House from 1887 until his death, and Marker
(about 800 feet away); Roger Q. Mills Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fire Station No. 2 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Judge John S. Callicutt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alva Everett Taylor (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corsicana.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Pace Grocery image. Click for full size.
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3. Pace Grocery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on November 13, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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