Details for Offenhauser Building (Atlas Number 5037009497)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037009497


Marker Number 9497
Atlas Number 5037009497
Marker Title Offenhauser Building
Index Entry Offenhauser Building
City Texarkana
County Bowie
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 403041
UTM Northing 3698523
Subject Codes commercial buildings
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Texarkana Historical Museum; State Line Ave. and Third St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text First brick structure in Texarkana, built about 1879 for First National Bank. On second floor was Kelsey & Offenhauser Insurance Agency. Here in 1883, pioneer businessman F. W. Offenahuser, later a leading agent in Texas and Arkansas, wrote his first insurance policy. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965