Details for Landmark Inn (Atlas Number 5325003031)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5325003031


Marker Number 3031
Atlas Number 5325003031
Marker Title Landmark Inn
Index Entry Landmark Inn
City Castroville
County Medina
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 512171
UTM Northing 3247314
Subject Codes inns, hotels, motels
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Intersection of Highway 90 and Florence Street, Castroville.
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Built as a one-story home and store, about 1844, by French settler Caesar Monad. Later became Vance Inn, after top floor and bath house were added, to accommodate travelers. Civil War bullets were made of lead lining peeled off a room of the bath house, in 1860's. After 1927, Jordan T. Lawler and his sister, Ruth Lawler, natives of New Orleans, La., owned and restored inn. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965.