Who was P. A. Smith? Posted in: OpinionsCommunityColumns This summer of 2021, as the P. A. Smith Hotel on Railroad Street in Navasota is nearing completion of the current renovations by Stephen and Janice Scheve, who was this fellow that carries his name? An article in the Navasota Examiner’s Oct. 24, 1974, issue written by well-known local historian Pamela ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!