Details for Ellis House (Atlas Number 5037011761)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5037011761


Marker Number 11761
Atlas Number 5037011761
Marker Title Ellis House
Index Entry Ellis House
Address 716 Olive St.
City Texarkana
County Bowie
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1997
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1893 as the home of Gaither Booker Ellis, local realtor and loan agent, and his wife Mary (Bell), this house was designed and constructed by local builder Charles R. Korn. Erected on land owned by Mrs. Ellis, the two-story Victorian residence was built in an asymmetrical plan with a tower that was removed in the 1920s. The house includes porches on both the first and second floors with jigsawn porch brackets. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1997