Details for Hudgins-Blake House (Atlas Number 5315008051)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5315008051


Marker Number 8051
Atlas Number 5315008051
Marker Title Hudgins-Blake House
Index Entry Hudgins-Blake House
Address 1109 Line St.
City Jefferson
County Marion
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 373638
UTM Northing 3624706
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; African American topics
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Residence with fine door and window styling; large rooms; 13' ceilings; wide board floors. Built during 1855-67 era, by William P. Hudgins, ;the house had a series of short-term owners before W. L. and Mattie A. Blake, prominent Jefferson Central (Negro) School teachers, bought it in 1897; their family owned it for 60 years. Restored by 1957 purchasers, Bill R. and Ella McDonald, house has been preserved since 1961 by Mrs. W. L. (Nellie) Jackson. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973