Details for T. J. and Mary Lelia Dick House (Atlas Number 5167007429)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007429

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Marker Number 7429
Atlas Number 5167007429
Marker Title T. J. and Mary Lelia Dick House
Index Entry Dick, T. J. and Mary Lelia, House
Address 720 Second St.
City League City
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 297057
UTM Northing 3266660
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; local law enforcement officer; women
Marker Year 1993
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 720 Second St. at Kansas
Marker Size Medallion & Plate on post and Medallion on house
Marker Text Thomas Jefferson and Mary Lelia (Sherman) Dick lived on their north Galveston County "Buckhorn Ranch" for many years before hiring J. R. Beerwort and O. V. King to build this house in 1904. It is a good example of a 2-story center passage plan with a double gallery accented by turned columns, latticework and balustrade. T. J., acclaimed for his role in building the Galveston seawall, was divorced from Mary Lelia in 1920. The house remained in her family until 1989. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1993