Details for Collins-Shotwell House (Atlas Number 5005006987)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5005006987


Marker Number 6987
Atlas Number 5005006987
Marker Title Collins-Shotwell House
Index Entry Collins-Shotwell House
Address 503 N. Raguet St.
City Lufkin
County Angelina
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 335482
UTM Northing 3468481
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Bungalow (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1992
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Attorney Chester B. Collins (1888-1960) built this house in the early 1920s with lumber provided by Lillian Knox whom he had successfully defended in a murder case. The 2-story bungalow features corbeled brick piers, wide gables with brackets, a corbeled chimney cap, and unusual window patterns. The Jean Shotwell family, property owners from 1936 to 1974 rented the house in 1937 to the family of Marvin L. Marsh, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) district commander. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992