Details for Gohmert-Summers House (Atlas Number 5123002197)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5123002197


Marker Number 2197
Atlas Number 5123002197
Marker Title Gohmert-Summers House
Index Entry Gohmert-Summers House
Address 606 Terrell Street
City Cuero
County DeWitt
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 665984
UTM Northing 3220538
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term); design and construction; German immigrants/immigration; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 606 Terrell Street, Cuero
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Typical of prospering 19th century city, this late Victorian house has fine details: imported leaded glass windows, metal "lace" trim, turned columns, Italian tile. Architect was A. O. Watson, Austin; Contractor, C. A. Fuess of Cuero. Built 1895 for Louis Gohmert (1859-1931) and wife Martha (Binder). Gohmert, who came as a boy from Germany, was secretary-treasurer of Breeden-Runge Wholesale Firm. House has been preserved since 1952 by Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Summers, Jr. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972