Details for The Sturgis House (Atlas Number 5309005433)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5309005433


Marker Number 5433
Atlas Number 5309005433
Marker Title The Sturgis House
Index Entry Sturgis House, The
Address 1316 Washington
City Waco
County McLennan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 684441
UTM Northing 3487135
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1971
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location across from St. Mary's
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1887 by James N. Harris in a refined Victorian style. Bricks handmade from Brazos River sand are used throughout entire structure and servant's quarters. Walls are 13-inch, solid, with interior plaster directly applied. Roof is the original. Bought 1912 by Mr. and Mrs. James H. Sturgis, whose children James, Jr., Carroll W., and Anna Elizabeth were brought up here. Structure is now preserved by Mr. and Mrs. Carroll W. Sturgis.