Details for Old Dr. Wm. P. Powell Home (Atlas Number 5339007895)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5339007895

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Marker Number 7895
Atlas Number 5339007895
Marker Title Old Dr. Wm. P. Powell Home
Index Entry Powell, William P.
Address Wood and Stewart St.
City Willis
County Montgomery
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 261582
UTM Northing 3368320
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Remaining portion of 13-room house built in 1872 by carpenter Sid Inglet. Powell-- a pioneer physician, Confederate veteran-- married Miss Mary Eugenia Thompson, 1863, in Waverly; six of their 12 children born here. He traveled by horse and buggy to visit the sick; used home as office and improvised hospital until his death, Nov. 6, 1915. Purchased in 1946 by justice of the peace, R. M. Jordy. Site of 119 wedding ceremonies. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967