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San Augustine County Texas Historical Markers

 
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By Steve Gustafson, May 8, 2010
Augus Theatre
Texas (San Augustine County), San Augustine — 12176 — Augus Theatre
Constructed in the 1920s by prominent citizen E.H. Blount, this building was originally divided for three businesses including a barber shop. The structure is best known for the Augus Theatre, operated by William M. Wade, which moved into the . . . — Map (db m30617) HM
Texas (San Augustine County), San Augustine — 7629 — Norwood Community
This rural community was settled in the 1840s by William Coleson (W.C.) Norwood (1794-1885) and Eliza LeGrand Norwood (1808-1859). They migrated from North Carolina, where W.C. was a merchant and postmaster in the town of Norwood. The Norwoods were . . . — Map (db m30557) HM
Texas (San Augustine County), San Augustine — 7617 — Old Hollis Building
Built 1889 by I.H. Hollis. Succeeded the imposing home ("Yellow House") of John P. Border, merchant. Also on site was office of K.L. Anderson, last vice president of Republic. This structure escaped the great fire, 1890. Has housed many . . . — Map (db m30631) HM
Texas (San Augustine County), San Augustine — 12729 — San Augustine County Courthouse
When the town of San Augustine was platted in 1834, this property was reserved for the public square, but it was another 20 years before the first courthouse was constructed here. San Augustine was one of the 23 original counties established . . . — Map (db m30642) HM
Texas (San Augustine County), San Augustine — 7627 — Site of Mission Nuestra Señora de Los Dolores de Los Ais
Established in 1716 by Padre Fray Antonio Margil de Jesús. Here faithful Franciscans labored for the purpose of civilizing and Christianizing the Ais Indians. Abandoned temporarily due to the French incursions from Louisiana in 1719. Restored by the . . . — Map (db m30303) HM
Texas (San Augustine County), San Augustine — 7646 — Thompson Family
Dr. Samuel (1765-1843) and Precious Wofford (d. 1841) Thompson and their sons were among the earliest settlers of this area. Samuel Thompson served as alcalde of the San Augustine municipality and later organized area churches and schools. . . . — Map (db m31107) HM

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