Details for Ferguson Home (Atlas Number 5027001591)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027001591

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Marker Number 1591
Atlas Number 5027001591
Marker Title Ferguson Home
Index Entry Ferguson Home
Address 518 N. 7th St.
City Temple
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 658062
UTM Northing 3442209
Subject Codes governors; houses, residential buildings; women, women's history topics
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location MARKER REPORTED MISSING 5/2011
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1907 for James E. and Miriam A. Ferguson, each later elected twice to governor's office in Texas. Mrs. Ferguson was the first woman elected Governor in any state. During their terms the Texas Highway Department and public schools achieved great importance. This was family home until Jim Ferguson became Governor in 1915, and again from 1917 to 1925, when Mrs. Ferguson was first inaugurated. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967