Details for Pennybacker-Campbell-Wommack House (Atlas Number 5001008796)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5001008796


Marker Number 8796
Atlas Number 5001008796
Marker Title Pennybacker-Campbell-Wommack House
Index Entry Pennybacker-Campbell-Wommack House
Address 814 S. Sycamore
City Palestine
County Anderson
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 250930
UTM Northing 3516228
Subject Codes governors; houses, residential buildings; women, women's history topics
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 814 S. Sycamore at W. Angelina, Palestine
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text "Silk Stocking Row" Victorian residence built in 1890. Noted as family home of Mrs. Percy V. Pennybacker (1861-1938), teacher, author of widely-used school history of Texas, first Texan President General Federation Women's Clubs. Purchased 1900 by Thomas M. Campbell (1856 - 1923), famous lawyer, banker, Governor of Texas in 1907-11. Enlarged by Gov. Campbell, house is now property of great-grandson, Drew Wommack, Jr. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969