Details for City Library Building (Atlas Number 5149000876)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5149000876


Marker Number 876
Atlas Number 5149000876
Marker Title City Library Building
Index Entry City Library Building
Address 159 E. Fannin St.
City La Grange
County Fayette
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 704821
UTM Northing 3310506
Subject Codes design and construction; German immigrants/immigration; libraries
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 159 E. Fannin St., La Grange
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Erected 1852 as J. C. Stiehl family home; sold to Etairio Club in 1912 and given to city of La Grange in 1938. Architecture is German "fachwerk," using handmade brick and hand-hewn cedar timbers joined with wooden pegs. Restored in 1967-1969. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970.