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Near Hochheim in DeWitt County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Stagecoach Inn

(.15 mile west)

 
 
Stagecoach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, November 2, 2012
1. Stagecoach Inn Marker
Inscription. Built of hand-quarried native stone in 1856 by V. Hoch, a settler. Served as an inn on the Austin-Indianola Stage Road.

While drivers changed four-horse teams, the passengers welcomed the chance to enjoy the inn's food and hospitality.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5092.)
 
Location. 29° 17.523′ N, 97° 17.624′ W. Marker is near Hochheim, Texas, in DeWitt County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 183 and Whitely Road (County Road 236), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 183. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hochheim TX 77967, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cuero I Archeological District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Herder Half Moon Place (approx. 10.7 miles away); Half Moon (approx. 11.4 miles away); Saints Cyril and Methodius Catholic Church (approx. 11.9 miles away); Spoetzl Brewery (approx. 12.4 miles away); Kaspar Wire Works (approx. 12.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Stagecoach Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Denney, November 2, 2012
2. Stagecoach Inn Marker
Photo of marker in context. Looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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