Details for Monroe-Crook House (Atlas Number 5225011211)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5225011211


Marker Number 11211
Atlas Number 5225011211
Marker Title Monroe-Crook House
Index Entry Monroe-Crook House
Address 707 E. Houston
City Crockett
County Houston
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 266463
UTM Northing 3467488
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 707 E. Houston. 1965 marker for A. T. Monroe House on same site.
Marker Size 20" x 20"
Marker Text Built 1854 by A.T. Monroe, prominent merchant and grandnephew of U.S. President James Monroe. Style is Greek Revival. Bricks between the inner and outer walls provide insulation and strength. Attorney George W. Crook bought the house in 1911. It is now owned and preserved by his daughter. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969