Details for Weisman-Hirsch House (Atlas Number 5203010226)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5203010226


Marker Number 10226
Atlas Number 5203010226
Marker Title Weisman-Hirsch House
Index Entry Weisman-Hirsch House
Address 313 S. Washington St. at Crockett
City Marshall
County Harrison
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 371637
UTM Northing 3601426
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Before department store owner Joe Weisman (1848-1918) married Lena Young in 1881, her father deeded this property to Weisman. The first home burned and this structure was built in 1901. The architect was C. G. Lancaster who also designed the Ginocchio Hotel. Later the Weismans' daughter Valerie and her husband Joe Nathan Hirsch (1883-1966) occupied the house. the Weisman-Hirsch residence was a social center for Jewish citizens of East Texas. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979