Details for Woodworth House (Rose Hill) (Atlas Number 5245010583)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5245010583


Marker Number 10583
Atlas Number 5245010583
Marker Title Woodworth House (Rose Hill)
Index Entry Woodworth House (Rose Hill)
Address 100 Woodworth Ave. at Lakeshore Dr.
City Port Arthur
County Jefferson
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 411731
UTM Northing 3306981
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style); pioneers
Marker Year 1978
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text J. H. Baxter of the Griffing Lumber Company built this residence in 1906 for R. H. Woodworth (d. 1923). Wide verandas extend beyond the impressive columned portico of the classical revival structure. Woodworth, a business and civic leader, and his wife Mary (d. 1946) hosted numerous social gatherings here in the early 20th century. Since 1947, the house has been in the care of the Department Club of Port Arthur. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1978