Details for Capt. Wm. E. Moore Home (Atlas Number 5277008211)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5277008211


Marker Number 8211
Atlas Number 5277008211
Marker Title Capt. Wm. E. Moore Home
Index Entry Moore, William E., Home
County Lamar
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size RTHL medallion
Marker Text Old Southern style homestead, 1871, 1-1/2 stories. Built by soldier, statesman, citizen, Capt. Wm. E. Moore and his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Neal. During Civil War, Capt. Moore commanded "Shreveport Grays." In 1872, won race for state senator, after campaign when he shared buggy with rival. Held office in administration of Governor Richard Coke, which marked end of Reconstruction in Texas. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965