Details for Davison Home (Atlas Number 5167007427)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007427

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Marker Number 7427
Atlas Number 5167007427
Marker Title Davison Home
Index Entry Davison Home
Address 307 N Beatty St.
City Livingston
County Polk
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 316052
UTM Northing 3252386
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built by Frank and Florence Haven Davison, 1895-1897. Sturdy Victorian structure, of cypress. Home of first child born in Texas City (formerly named Shoal Point). Survivor of many storms; suffered most in 1947 disaster. Davison, prominent civic leader and pioneer in Texas City, was first in many capacities: city commissioner, postmaster, school trustee, bank director. Opened the first store in Texas City, and had the first telephone. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967