Details for Townsend-Bremer House (Atlas Number 5149005541)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5149005541


Marker Number 5541
Atlas Number 5149005541
Marker Title Townsend-Bremer House
Index Entry Townsend-Bremer House
City Warrenton
County Fayette
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 717460
UTM Northing 3321003
Subject Codes Greek Revival (Architectural style); houses, residential buildings; pioneers
Marker Year 1990
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Warrenton, take FM 237 South about 1 mile.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Nathaniel Townsend (1804-1864) came to Texas in 1830. He hired James Stephens to build this house, which was finally completed in the late 1830s, following the Texas Revolution and Townsend's service as Republic of Texas consul in New Orleans. German immigrant Heinrich Bremer purchased it in 1905, and it remained in his family until 1961. A rare example of Republic of Texas-era architecture, the house exhibits Greek revival influences. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1990