Details for Home of Chas. Stillman (Atlas Number 5061002530)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061002530


Marker Number 2530
Atlas Number 5061002530
Marker Title Home of Chas. Stillman
Index Entry Stillman, Charles, Home of
Address 1305 E. Washington St.
City Brownsville
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 650364
UTM Northing 2865830
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Business topics, general
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1305 E. Washington Street, Brownsville.
Marker Size 14" x 9" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Home of Chas. Stillman, ship owner, merchant, rancher, who came to Brazos Santiago in 1828 and in 1849-50 founded City of Brownsville in old Espiritu Santo Land Grant. Built about 1850 for his bride, Elizabeth Goodrich, of Connecticut. Has separate kitchen, cisterns, carriage house, patio typical of pre-Civil War architecture. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1964