Details for Stewards Mill Store, 1869 (Atlas Number 5161009905)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5161009905

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Marker Number 9905
Atlas Number 5161009905
Marker Title Stewards Mill Store, 1869
Index Entry Stewards Mill Store
Address
City Fairfield
County Freestone
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 764532
UTM Northing 3523887
Subject Codes buildings; mills - textile, fiber, gristmills, cotton gins; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location about 8 mi. north of Fairfield at the intersection of FM 2547 and FM 833. Marker reported missing Feb. 2010.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text In settlement begun 1849 at Washington Steward's grist mill-- only one in area. Later had post office, brick plant, sawmill and county's first phone exchange. Still owned by heirs of early partner. Doorstep is original millstone. 1964 fixtures include first counters, bins, cabinets. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964