Details for George Washington Baines House (Atlas Number 5027000279)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027000279


Marker Number 279
Atlas Number 5027000279
Marker Title George Washington Baines House
Index Entry Baines, George Washington, House
Address 316 Royal St.
City Salado
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 640149
UTM Northing 3424196
Subject Codes Baptist denomination; houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style); religious leaders
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Royal Street, Salado.
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Built in the 1860s, this house was the residence of the Rev. George Washington Baines (1809-83) from 1870 to 1883. A pioneer Baptist preacher, missionary, editor, and educator, the Rev. Baines was the great-grandfather of United States President Lyndon Baines Johnson. The one-and-one-half-story frame house features characteristics of the Greek Revival style, including the distinctive front porch with square columns, transoms, and delicate ornamentation. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981