Details for Old Judge Allegre House (Atlas Number 5161009853)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5161009853


Marker Number 9853
Atlas Number 5161009853
Marker Title Old Judge Allegre House
Index Entry Allegre, Judge
Address 109 N. First St.
City Wortham
County Freestone
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 740387
UTM Northing 3519780
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; judges
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of N. 1st and Concho St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built about 1895 by Warren Allegre, who ran a drugstore nearby. Born in 1849, he came to this town in 1869. Here he gave music lessons and dispensed legal advice. Was later justice of the peace and mayor. This typical Victorian house has foundations and fireplaces of handmade brick. Stair rail and some woodwork are handcarved; 2 rooms are octagonal. Present owners, Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Beaver, restored home, 1968. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969