Details for George Home (Atlas Number 5025002155)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5025002155


Marker Number 2155
Atlas Number 5025002155
Marker Title George Home
Index Entry George Home
Address 801 N. Adams
City Beeville
County Bee
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 622467
UTM Northing 3143151
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 801 N. Adams, Beeville
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1890 by Will H. and Julia George of materials from early house on land inherited from her father, Maj. J.H. Wood (Texas Cattle Empire Builder) who came from New York to join Texas War for Independence. Remodeled in 1900, house is raised cottage architecture andhas elegantly detailed interior woodwork. Many social and cultural functions were held here at turn of century. Present owner is Mrs. Mary M. Welder, a wood descendant.