Details for Edgemont (Atlas Number 5203010155)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5203010155


Marker Number 10155
Atlas Number 5203010155
Marker Title Edgemont
Index Entry Edgemont
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