Details for L. P. Smith House (Atlas Number 5293002982)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5293002982


Marker Number 2982
Atlas Number 5293002982
Marker Title L. P. Smith House
Index Entry Smith, L.P., House
Address 101 S Kaufman St.
City Mexia
County Limestone
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738964
UTM Northing 3507734
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 101 S. Kaufmann St. Mexia
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1876 by Mexia merchant and banker Lewis Philip Smith and his second wife, Mattie J. Beeson Smith. Home site cost $400 in gold in 1868. House has cedar shingle roof, cedar post foundations; 12-light windows; old fashioned weatherboard siding; 6-inch board floors. Square nails used in structure. Smith, a Mason and Methodist, was a leader in the town; died at 39, in 1886. Six generations of the family have lived here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967


L.P. Smith House (RTHL)
L.P. Smith House (RTHL)