Coldspring in San Jacinto County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
San Jacinto County Jail
In 1915 San Jacinto County's frame courthouse burned. When a new brick courthouse was built a quarter-mile to the southwest, axis of the town shifted from area of the jail, which still serves its official role.
Erected 1982 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7669.)
Location. 30° 35.774′ N, 95° 7.709′ W. Marker is in Coldspring, Texas, in San Jacinto County. Marker is on Commercial Avenue 0.2 miles north of Byrd Avenue (County Route 1514), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coldspring TX 77331, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old San Jacinto County Jail (a few steps from this marker); Governor George Tyler Wood (approx. ¼ mile away); Townsite of Coldspring (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Roads in Polk County Site of the Town of Swartwout (approx. 7.9 miles away); Forest Hill Cemetery (approx. 13½ miles away); Birthplace of Margo Jones (approx. 13.9 miles away); Locomotive No. 5 (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coldspring.
Regarding San Jacinto County Jail. This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Also see . . . From the Texas Forest Trail website. (Submitted on August 11, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2016, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.