Details for William E. Madderra Home (Atlas Number 5025005824)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5025005824


Marker Number 5824
Atlas Number 5025005824
Marker Title William E. Madderra Home
Index Entry Madderra, William E., Home
Address 401 N. Adams St.
City Beeville
County Bee
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; educational topics; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 401 N. Adams St.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text As superintendent of the Beeville school system for 34 years, William Eldridge Madderra (1870-1936) was responsible for much of the development of the town's early educational programs. Madderra, for whom a lcoal school building is named, purchased this house in 1907, three years after its construction, and lived here with his wife, Donna (Irwin), until his death. The house features late Victorian detailing and a three sided-bay to the right of the porch. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1983