Details for Poole-Parker House (Atlas Number 5167007545)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5167007545


Marker Number 7545
Atlas Number 5167007545
Marker Title Poole-Parker House
Index Entry Poole-Parker House
Address 3419 Avenue L
City Galveston
County Galveston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 324762
UTM Northing 3242072
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This Greek revival cottage was built in the 1860s by W. G. Boepple on land he bought from Valentine Poole, a local cattle dealer who again became the owner in 1872. In 1886 the home was sold to the estate of "Galveston News" editor Willard B. Richardson. Later his daughter caroline managed the property. She was the wife of Dr. H. P. Cooke, city health officer and dean of the state medical branch here. In 1935 the house was sold to John A. and Emma Jeanne Parker. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980