Details for Atkins House (Atlas Number 5315008011)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5315008011


Marker Number 8011
Atlas Number 5315008011
Marker Title Atkins House
Index Entry Atkins House
Address 407 E. Walker
City Jefferson
County Marion
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 373506
UTM Northing 3625484
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style); pioneers
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Late Greek revival style house. Probably built in 1860 by T. O. Alley (1836-1860), son of Daniel N. Alley, co-founder of Jefferson. Over the years other notable owners have been james M. Tucker (d. ;1891), steamboatman and captain in 16th Texas Dismounted Cavalry, Confedereate Army; and W. R. Camp, an attorney. Longest ownership (1892-1923) was by W. T. Atkins (1842-1930), official of Jefferson Iron Co. House was acquired in 1961 by Mrs. Nettie Mae Lemmon. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972