Details for Spinks-Mayes Building (Atlas Number 5225011192)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5225011192


Marker Number 11192
Atlas Number 5225011192
Marker Title Spinks-Mayes Building
Index Entry Spinks-Mayes Building
Address West Houston Ave. & North 4th
City Crockett
County Houston
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1982
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location corner of West Houston Ave. and North 4th in Crockett
Marker Size
Marker Text Built in 1891-92 by Rudd Crawford Spinks, This structure originally housed his jewelry and music store and included upstairs living quarters. The site had been owned earlier by S.A. Miller, a prominent local attorney who later served as a state legislator and Houston County judge. W.E. "Buck" Mayes, a landowner, bought the building in 1895 and it remained in his family for 45 years. Victorian in design, it features pressed tin detailing.