Details for The Allen House (Atlas Number 5203010135)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5203010135


Marker Number 10135
Atlas Number 5203010135
Marker Title The Allen House
Index Entry Allen House, The
Address 610 N. Washington St.
City Marshall
County Harrison
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 371628
UTM Northing 3602294
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style); Presbyterian denomination; religious leaders
Marker Year 1977
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Born in Alabama, the Rev. Walker Montecue Allen (1819-1899) was a Cumberland Presbyterian minister, author, and teacher. He moved to Marshall in 1876 with his wife Eliza Ann (Handly) (1829-1902) and their nine children. They erected this two-story residence in 1879, with the Rev. Allen and his older sons doing most of the carpentry and masonry work. An example of the late Greek revival style, this structure was occupied by the Allen family until 1942. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1977