Fanthorp Inn State Historical Park

category : Historic Parks
A log structure inn, built in 1834 before the Republic of Texas era was covered with clapboards soon thereafter. Nine rooms, a barn and cemetery are typical of early Texas inns hosting travelers arriving by stagecoach. Popular lore says notables like Texas Presidents Sam Houston and Anson Jones, Jefferson Davis, who became President of the Confederacy, and Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson stayed here. A replica of an 1850s Concord stagecoach is on exhibit in the barn. Stagecoach rides are offered one Saturday each month, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Admission: Admission, and fee for the stagecoach ride.
Hours: Open for tours Sat. - Sun. 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Address: Main Street, south of courthouse
Phone: 936-873-2633

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