Fanthorp Inn

Fanthorp Inn (HM28MP)

Location: Anderson, TX 77830 Grimes County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 28.985', W 95° 59.042'

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Built in 1834 by Henry Fanthorp as a home for his bride, Rachel Kennard. Enlarged for hotel purpose. Served as first mercantile establishment and first post office (1835) in the region. Here Kenneth Lewis Anderson, Vice-President of the Republic of Texas, died July 3, 1845. Stage lines from Houston to Old Springfield and Nacogdoches to Austin crossed here.
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HM NumberHM28MP
Series This marker is part of the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByState of Texas
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 213537 N 3376103
Decimal Degrees30.48308333, -95.98403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 28.985', W 95° 59.042'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 28' 59.1" N, 95° 59' 2.5200000000001" W
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Area Code(s)936
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 554 S Main St, Anderson TX 77830, US
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