Details for Bradley House (Atlas Number 5161009861)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5161009861

Data

Marker Number 9861
Atlas Number 5161009861
Marker Title Bradley House
Index Entry Bradley House
Address
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