Details for James and Missouri Hurry House (Atlas Number 5185008591)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5185008591


Marker Number 8591
Atlas Number 5185008591
Marker Title James and Missouri Hurry House
Index Entry Hurry, James and Missouri, House
City Richards
County Grimes
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 228830
UTM Northing 3384081
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1992
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location from Richards, take FM 149 NE approx. 1 mi. to CR 216; then N on CR 216 approx. 1 mile.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Alabama native James Monroe Hurry (1857-1941) and his wife Missouri Valunia Woodcock, a native of Georgia, built this house with the assistance of several of their neighbors about 1904 to support their growing family. Typical of early 20th century vernacular architecture, the Hurry House retains a high level of integrity and features bungalow detailing and a full porch in its L-plan design. The house remained in the Hurry family until 1962. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992