Details for Braches House (Atlas Number 5177000482)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5177000482


Marker Number 482
Atlas Number 5177000482
Marker Title Braches House
Index Entry Braches House
County Gonzales
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 664043
UTM Northing 3261910
Subject Codes Greek Revival (Architectural style); Texas Revolution, Republic of Texas; state official; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location From Gonzales, take U.S. 90 a E about 10 mile, go .5 miles W. on County Road 361.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Bartlett McClure and his wife Sarah Ann built a log cabin and settled here in 1831 McClure, the first chief justice of Gonzales County, was a member of the convention of Texas in 1833. This house was built in 1842-43. After Judge McClure's death in 1842, Sarah Ann married Charles Braches, a member of the Republic of Texas Congress. The site of many events in early Texas history, the Braches house is a vernacular interpretation of the Greek revival style. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962