Details for William Green House (Atlas Number 5285005828)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5285005828

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Marker Number 5828
Atlas Number 5285005828
Marker Title William Green House
Index Entry Green, William, House
Address US 90A, across from city hall
City Shiner
County Lavaca
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 677091
UTM Northing 3257152
Subject Codes cabins, log houses; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Highway 90A, Shiner (across from City Hall)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text William Green and wife India, pioneers from Kentucky, bought this land and erected a house here in 1853. Style is typical of era, with central "dog trot" hall dividing two main rooms. William Green, Jr., and wife Julia, who lived here 8 years, ran the Winnton post office and a general store. From 1869 to 1889 the store was a social center for this rural area. Property is now used as camp by Boy Scouts of America. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -- 1970