Details for William Huddle Home

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5277008202


Marker Number 8202
Atlas Number 5277008202
Marker Title William Huddle Home
Index Entry Huddle, William, Home
City Hopewell
County Lamar
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 254987
UTM Northing 3732276
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location on FM 2820 in Hopewell, across from VFW
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built by William Huddle, owner-operator of cotton gin and grist mill. He came to Texas from Virginia in 1855. First house, built in 1870s, was destroyed by fire. This one built in 1880s has same floor plan-- the ell-shape typical of farm houses in mid-19th century. Has 7 doors opening onto galleries on 3 sides. Heat is from 3 fireplaces on ground floor. Contains no closets. Water supply was cistern at rear. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968

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