Details for Campbell "Honeymoon Home" (Atlas Number 5183009938)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5183009938


Marker Number 9938
Atlas Number 5183009938
Marker Title Campbell "Honeymoon Home"
Index Entry Campbell Honeymoon Home
Address 500 N. Second St.
City Longview
County Gregg
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 337100
UTM Northing 3596925
Subject Codes governors; women
Marker Year 1963
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 500 N. Second St. at Magrill St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Thomas Mitchell Campbell (1856-1923), a native of Rusk, worked in the Gregg County clerk's office in Longview before becoming a lawyer in 1878, the same year he married Fannie Bruner. This small frame cottage served as their first home. Campbell was later a railroad executive before serving two terms as Governor of Texas, 1907-1911. The Campbell's former home was moved here from its original location (across Second Street) in 1982. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965