Details for Moores-Burke-Ragland Home (Atlas Number 5037009494)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037009494


Marker Number 9494
Atlas Number 5037009494
Marker Title Moores-Burke-Ragland Home
Index Entry Moores-Burke-Ragland Home
Address 802 Main St.
City Texarkana
County Bowie
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 402594
UTM Northing 3699125
Subject Codes Neoclassical (architectural style); houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1978
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This residence was erected in 1895 for Rachel Perry Godbold Moores (1830-1904). Her husband David (1827-1892) was a member of the pioneer Moores family. Henry Koerner designed the Neo-Classical house with decorative fish scale shingling. The interior has elegant parquet flooring. Robert Emmett Burke bought the house in 1904. It was occupied from 1920 to 1965 by the S. M. Ragland family. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1978