Details for Landrum House (Atlas Number 5061003032)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061003032


Marker Number 3032
Atlas Number 5061003032
Marker Title Landrum House
Index Entry Landrum House
City San Benito
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 630542
UTM Northing 2881225
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; pioneers
Marker Year 1978
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From San Benito, take FM 2520 South about 8 miles to SH 281
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text This house stands on the 1781 Concepcion de Carricitos grant from the king of Spain to Eugenio and Bartolome Fernandez. Acquiring a part of the grant as fee for his legal services to the heirs, col. Stephen Powers of Brownsville gave the site to his daughter Frances and her husband, James Lambert Landrum. The landrums, who completed the house in 1902, had daughters: Martha, Pauline and Frances. In 1978 Frances owns and lives in the house.