Details for The Lee Building (Atlas Number 5323005370)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5323005370


Marker Number 5370
Atlas Number 5323005370
Marker Title The Lee Building
Index Entry Lee Bldg. (stolen)
County Maverick
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 353147
UTM Northing 3175797
Subject Codes buildings; museums; military topics
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Adams Street on right 1 block past hospital
Marker Size gone
Marker Text Constructed before 1875, as quarters for ordnance sergeant. Leased in 1948 by Maverick County Historical Society under leadership of Mmes. C. O. Ostrom, A. H. Evans, S. P. Simpson. After restoration, it was dedicated during Eagle Pass Centennial Celebration, Oct. 1949, for use as a museum and meeting hall. Name honors Robert E. Lee, who visited here 1860 as commander U.S. 2nd Cavalry, department of Texas; later general in Civil War. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968