Greetings from Historic Navasota Texas - Navasota, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 30° 23.312 W 096° 05.260
14R E 779845 N 3365438
Quick Description: One of several colorful murals in Navasota, this "post card" highlights some of Navasota's history.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/24/2017 12:42:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMVJ99
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 4

Long Description:
This 2016, mural by Austin artist Rory Skagen is painted on the side wall of Miller's Theater and can be viewed from the parking lot of Zipps Liquor.

In the mid 1850s, Navasota was a stage coach stop for at least 4 different lines. By September 1859, the Houston and Texas Central Railway built into the town, and Navasota became a shipping and marketing center for the surrounding area. The train in this mural is a Union Pacific, but I think you get the significance of the railroad.

Spelling out NAVASOTA are local landmarks:

N - Texas Flag
A - The Giesel House (visit link)
V - Tea Pot (visit link)
A - La Salle Statue (visit link)
S - City Hall
O - Cow Talk Steak House
T - Miller's Theater
A - First Presbyterian Church (visit link)

The links above are existing waymarks.
City: Navasota

Location Name: 304 East Washington - on the side of Miller's Theater

Artist: Rory Skagen

Date: 2016

Media: Paint on Brick

Relevant Web Site: [Web Link]

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