Details for Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House (Atlas Number 5239003345)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5239003345


Marker Number 3345
Atlas Number 5239003345
Marker Title Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House
Index Entry Meriwether-Simons-Farquhar House
Address 801 S Allen St
City Edna
County Jackson
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 801 S. Allen ST., Edna
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Erected 1883-1884 by George Meriwether, landowner. Has square nails, pine walls and floors. The residence, in Spanish provincial style, was one of the first two-story homes built in Edna. The original layout included a separate kitchen and servants' quarters. The 22-room house is still called "The Mott" because it is set among many live oaks. Purchased 1907 by E. P. Simons; willed 1946 to his daughters. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968.