Details for F. L. Whaley House (Atlas Number 5183010005)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5183010005


Marker Number 10005
Atlas Number 5183010005
Marker Title F. L. Whaley House
Index Entry Whaley, Franklin L., House
Address 101 E. Whaley St.
City Longview
County Gregg
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 336651
UTM Northing 3596898
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1964
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Constructed in 1871 for hardware merchant Franklin L. Whaley and his wife Mary Caroline Rogers, this was one of the earliest homes built in Longview. Five generations of the Whaley family have lived here. Built in a central hall configuration with lumber cut on the site, the structure features gabled pavilions, three dormers above the front porch, fine milled wood details, and elaborate jigsawn balustrade and piers. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964