Details for Edgemont (Atlas Number 5203010155)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5203010155

Data

Marker Number 10155
Atlas Number 5203010155
Marker Title Edgemont
Index Entry Edgemont
Address
City Marshall
County Harrison
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; plantations; Greek Revival (Architectural style); state official
Marker Year 1981
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Old Longview Rd, 3 mi W of Marshall
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Virginia native Montraville "Mont" Hall (1819-71) had this Greek revival plantation house built shortly after moving to harrison County in 1844. Designed and constructed by W. R. D. Ward, it features a distinctive portico with octagonal columns. Hall became a successful planter and a leader in politics, law, business and the area's early railroad development. His political career included service in the Texas Legislature and the 1861 State Secession Convention. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981