Details for Rosalio Longoria House (Atlas Number 5061005418)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5061005418


Marker Number 5418
Atlas Number 5061005418
Marker Title Rosalio Longoria House
Index Entry Longoria, Rosalio, House
Address 401 West Magnolia Ave
City La Feria
County Cameron
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 617235
UTM Northing 2893474
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Mexican immigrants/immigration
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text The oldest residence in La Feria. Built in 1909 y local carpenter Felipe Perez for Rosalio Ponce Longoria (1872-1965), a contractor who cleared land for developers to build railroads and other Rio Grande Valley improvements. His board and batten house originally had two main rooms, two small bedrooms, the long front porch and a kitchen with brick chimney for a wood burning stove. The bathroom, a small porch, and the little family room were added about 1950.