(5 mi. SE)Kentuckian James Henry Hager (1822-1879) and his wife Naoma (Clark) came to Texas in the 1840s. Hager, a farmer and cabinet maker, opened a blacksmith shop and mill in Houston County. The Nacogdoches-to-Navasota stage and mail road ran beside his log home. Hager's son, James Polk, began a post office in 1891 and named the area "Hagerville". Another son, W.J. (Bill) donated land for a schoolhouse that was used for worship. Many residents moved closer to the sawmills and the post office closed in 1905. Business declined but the Community retains its identity.
|Placed By||Texas Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15R E 294035 N 3472956|
|Decimal Degrees||31.37290000, -95.16570000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 22.374', W 95° 9.942'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 22' 22.44" N, 95° 9' 56.52" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 511 County Rd 4700, Kennard TX 75847, US|
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