Details for Seaquist Home

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5319011293


Marker Number 11293
Atlas Number 5319011293
Marker Title Seaquist Home
Index Entry Seaquist Home
Address 400 Broad St.
City Mason
County Mason
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 477684
UTM Northing 3402301
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Broad and Lotus streets
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text In 1887 work was begun on this structure by the Rev. Thomas Broad. Banker E. M. Reynolds acquired (1891) and enlarged the house. The architect, Richard E. Grosse, also did the ornate stonecutting and woodcarving. Property was sold (1919) to Oscar E. Seaquist, a Swedish immigrant, who finished the structure, still owned and occupied by his family. Exemplifying fine workmanship and materials, the house features a third-floor ballroom. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974

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