Details for Home of Texas Attorney General George McCormick (Atlas Number 5089003281)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5089003281


Marker Number 3281
Atlas Number 5089003281
Marker Title Home of Texas Attorney General George McCormick
Index Entry McCormick, George, Home of Texas Attorney General
Address 736 Travis Street
City Columbus
County Colorado
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738075
UTM Northing 3289246
Subject Codes cabins, log houses; law, lawyers; judges; state official
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 736 Travis St., Columbus
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text In McCormick family 100 years. "Early Texas" cottage, built 1868, with square nails; of cypress and pine wood; had five rooms, detached kitchen, dining room. Born in Virginia, McCormick (1841-1905) came to Texas 1858; served in Confederate Army; in 1871 married Myrah Thatcher; had five children. He helped write Constitution of 1876; was attorney general 1878-1880; served 1884-1892 as judge of 25th Judicial District.