Details for Dugat-Hamshire House (Atlas Number 5245010510)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5245010510


Marker Number 10510
Atlas Number 5245010510
Marker Title Dugat-Hamshire House
Index Entry Dugat-Hamshire House
Address 11916 Dugat Road
City Fannett
County Jefferson
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 378889
UTM Northing 3309769
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; inns, hotels, motels; design and construction
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location off SH 124, 12 mi. SW of Beaumont in Fannett
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Rebuilt by Alcad Dugat (1847-1921), an Acadian farmer, sheep-raiser, and furniture-maker. The house, of traditional Acadian plantation architecture with Victorian detail, was erected in two stages. The smaller wing was built in 1876, and the main house completed in 1888. The Dugat home served as inn for travelers on the Old Beaumont-Galveston Road. The property was purchased n 1924 by Josephine Hamshire, whose heirs owned the house until 1959. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974