Details for Major A.J. Rose House (Atlas Number 5027004349)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5027004349


Marker Number 4349
Atlas Number 5027004349
Marker Title Major A.J. Rose House
Index Entry Rose, Major A.J., House
Address 101 Rose Way
City Salado
County Bell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 640423
UTM Northing 3423862
Subject Codes Greek Revival (Architectural style); houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of William Rose Way at Royal Street, Salado.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1870-72, this structure typifies the Greek Revival style with its symmetrical facade. The residence was constructed for former Confederate officer Archibald Johnson Rose (1830-1903) and his large family. A prosperous farmer, Rose participated in state and community activities. He was a leader in the Grange movement and in efforts to improve the quality of education. Members of the Rose family owned this house for over 100 years. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979