Details for The Manahan House (Atlas Number 5161009892)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5161009892


Marker Number 9892
Atlas Number 5161009892
Marker Title The Manahan House
Index Entry Manahan House
Address 127 Reunion St.
City Fairfield
County Freestone
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 769179
UTM Northing 3513273
Subject Codes Greek Revival (Architectural style); houses, residential buildings; medical topics and health professionals
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Greek Revival structure with cistern and chimneys of local handmade brick. Lumber, hardware came by wagon from Galveston. Siding is cypress; interiors of hand-planed heart pine. Unusual smoke spots decorate a ceiling. Started 1855 by Dr. W. D. Strain, who died Feb. 16, 1856. Widow had his funeral held here, completed house and occupied it, later sold to R. M. Edwards. In 1912 it was purchased by Mrs. A. C. Manahan, whose heirs still preserve it. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972