Details for The Culver Home (Atlas Number 5321005317)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5321005317


Marker Number 5317
Atlas Number 5321005317
Marker Title The Culver Home
Index Entry Culver Home, The
County Matagorda
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 210310
UTM Northing 3177520
Subject Codes Colonial Revival; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location northeast corner of Wightman and Caney Street, Matagorda
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in the late 1890's for owner George B. Culver. Roy Shoultz, architect. Colonial styling, with two large galleries and cupola. House built of Louisiana pine and cypress. Tile for fireplace brought from England. Distinguished visitors have included statesmen, railroad and church leaders in Texas. Pioneer of intercoastal canal, drilled first artesian well in townsite in 1904. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967