Details for Chambersea (Atlas Number 5071009117)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5071009117


Marker Number 9117
Atlas Number 5071009117
Marker Title Chambersea
Index Entry Chambersea
City Anahuac
County Chambers
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 337126
UTM Northing 3294545
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; state official
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Washington Ave. / Cummings St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1845. Home of Thomas Jefferson Chambers, early civic and business leader whose love for Texas was proclaimed by the "Star" window in the west gable. The modest board-and-batten pioneer house has another unique feature in the graceful, spiral exterior stairway at the front. Surrounded by plantings, white lattice summer house, barns and outbuildings, this was center of plantation until Chambers was assassinated here in 1863. RTHL - 1968