Details for Birchfield - McCown House (Atlas Number 5039009530)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5039009530


Marker Number 9530
Atlas Number 5039009530
Marker Title Birchfield - McCown House
Index Entry Birchfield - McCown House
Address 404 S. Beauregard
City Alvin
County Brazoria
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 281671
UTM Northing 3256789
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location SE corner of Lang and Beauregard St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built by A. J. Birchfield, first editor of Alvin "Sun", 1894. Often a storm refuge, house kept over 100 safe in famed 1900 coastal hurricane. Leading townspeople -- Greer, Carleton, Finger, and McCown families -- have owned this 12-room Victorian structure. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972