Details for Bradley House (Atlas Number 5161009861)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5161009861


Marker Number 9861
Atlas Number 5161009861
Marker Title Bradley House
Index Entry Bradley House
City Fairfield
County Freestone
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes graveyards; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Built 1860 by W. L. Moody, noted county merchant, for his bride, Elizabeth Bradley; sold after he moved to Galveston to his father-in-law, F. M. Bradley, one of this county's most influential men. Price was $2,800 in gold. In Greek revival style, house has, preserved at rear, a well once used to cool milk and butter. Moody, a Civil War hero, became a civic and business leader in Galveston. Both families have given much to Freestone County. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967