||William Huddle Home
||Huddle, William, Home
||houses, residential buildings
||Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
||on FM 2820 in Hopewell, across from VFW
||Medallion & Plate
|| 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