Details for Robertson Home (Atlas Number 5027004305)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027004305


Marker Number 4305
Atlas Number 5027004305
Marker Title Robertson Home
Index Entry Robertson Home
Address 646 S. Robertson Rd.
City Salado
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 639469
UTM Northing 3424087
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style)
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location on west side of IH-35, just south of Salado Creek, Salado
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built by Col. E.S.C. Robertson and wife, Mary Elizabeth (Dickey). Rare ante-bellum plantation complex, comprising home, servant quarters, land, family cemetery, stables. Still a working ranch. The house, occupied by fifth generation of Robertsons, is an example of Classical Revival style. Shows Palladian influence in its recessed porches and gallery rooms forming terminal pavillions balancing a central gabled portico. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967