Details for George T. Todd House (Atlas Number 5315008096)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5315008096


Marker Number 8096
Atlas Number 5315008096
Marker Title George T. Todd House
Index Entry Todd, George T.
Address 505 N. Polk St.
City Jefferson
County Marion
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 373721
UTM Northing 3625556
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Capt. George Todd (1839-1913) was a Confederate veteran, ex-district attorney, former state legislator, and senior member of East Texas Bar. He built this home in 1893 for his family: wife Marion (Miller); sons Van Dyke, A. Miller, Charles C., and William H.: and daughters Eva C., Mary V. (later Mrs. J. S. Lewis), and Lula D. (later Mrs. L. E. Hough). Architecture is late Victorian featuring a corner tower with mansard roof. Descendants still own and preserve the structure. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974