Details for Prew House (Atlas Number 5059005406)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5059005406


Marker Number 5406
Atlas Number 5059005406
Marker Title Prew House
Index Entry Prew House
City Clyde
County Callahan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 451236
UTM Northing 3592065
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location intersection of Bluebonnet and N. 1st Street, Clyde
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Typically Victorian in style. Built in 1906 by Frank X. Prew, who emigrated from Wisconsin in 1889, desiring to live in a young country. He began a small farm and worked on railroad. Structure is mainly pine. The oak wainscoting downstairs has decorative beading, as does woodwork on windows and doors. Gingerbread trim appears on front gable. Old water well and food-storage cellar are still in good condition. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1970.