Details for San Roman Building (Atlas Number 5061004553)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061004553


Marker Number 4553
Atlas Number 5061004553
Marker Title San Roman Building
Index Entry San Roman Building
Address 1245 E. Elizabeth Street
City Brownsville
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 650552
UTM Northing 2865480
Subject Codes Spanish immigrants/immigration; commercial buildings
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1245 E. Elizabeth Street, Brownsville.
Marker Size 14" x 9" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Erected 1850 for Don Jose San Roman, native of Biscay, Spain--importer, steamboat owner, merchant, investor in city lots. He and successor, Feliciano San Roman, backed the Rio Grande Railroad. Fulgencio Lopez was last of San Romans in charge here.