Details for B. D. Orgain House (Atlas Number 5021009215)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5021009215


Marker Number 9215
Atlas Number 5021009215
Marker Title B. D. Orgain House
Index Entry Orgain, B. D.
Address 1508 Church St.
City Bastrop
County Bastrop
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 661792
UTM Northing 3332635
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1508 Church St., Bastrop
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This double-galleried Victorian residence was constructed in 1888 for Benjamin Darby Orgain (1843 - 1917), a prominent area banker, attorney, and civic leader. His wife Drucilla (Johnston) (d. 1931) was an assistant teacher in the local Colorado Institute. The exterior of their home features intricate detailing and fishscale shingling. The interior includes woodwork of pine, cherry, mahogany, and walnut. Orgain family members owned the house until 1947. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981