Stephen Augustus Pace
Historical Marker
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Stephen Augustus Pace

Stephen Augustus Pace came to Texas in 1868.  He settled first in Fairfield where he met and married Achsah Maddox.  He moved to Corsicana in 1871.  Pace established a wholesale grocery business and was active in a number of civic organizations.  He served as a city Alderman and as Police and Light Commissioner.  He was a director of the Corsicana Commercial Club (forerunner of the Chamber of Commerce) and a member of the committee which established the town's public library.  He lived in this house from 1887 until his death.   (1990)

Location: 1003 West 3rd Ave., Corsicana, Texas

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