The Molloy Hotel
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 05.631 W 096° 27.776
14S E 739428 N 3553655
Quick Description: Texas Historical Marker at the site of the former Molloy Hotel, 111 E Collin St, Corsicana, TX, noting its importance during the railroad era. Today, it is the home of Napoli's Italian Restaurant, a terrific place to dine.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 2/10/2015 6:07:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMNC3G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
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Marker Number: 7233

Marker Text:
In 1874, three years after the rail line was laid through Corsicana, lawyer Henry Molloy (1829-1913) had a one-story hotel built to accommodate businessmen and other travelers. Molloy added the second story in 1881. Over the years, the building came to be a center of business and social activity and has been owned by a number of the town's leading citizens, including George T. Jester, father of former Texas Governor Beauford H. Jester. The hotel, which closed in 1975, stands as a reminder of Corsicana's early days as a railroad town. (1983) Incise: Hotel owned by the family of Spiro N. Georgas from 1926 to 1975


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