Details for Family Home of George T. Briscoe

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5325001566


Marker Number 1566
Atlas Number 5325001566
Marker Title Family Home of George T. Briscoe
Index Entry Briscoe, George T., Home
City Devine
County Medina
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 508829
UTM Northing 3223752
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1977
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 402 West Hondo Street, Devine.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Mississippi-born George T. Briscoe (1848-1921) erected this residence in 1906 for his family of seven children. A farmer and rancher, Briscoe also owned the Devine Lumber Co. and constructed many homes in the community. Two-story galleries enclose three sides of this frame structure. Typical of the large Victorian houses built by prominent citizens, it was often the scene of church and social functions. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1977.

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