Details for Roger Q. Mills Home (Atlas Number 5349007230)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5349007230


Marker Number 7230
Atlas Number 5349007230
Marker Title Roger Q. Mills Home
Index Entry Mills, Roger Q.
Address 1200 W 2nd Ave
City Corsicana
County Navarro
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738040
UTM Northing 3553341
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; national/federal official
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Outstanding example plantation architecture. Was long the home of U. S. Senator Roger Quarles Mills (1832-1911). Born in Kentucky, Mills came to Corsicana in 1852. Was colonel in Civil War; served Texas 27 years as congressman, senator. Married: five children. He built northwest section of house in 1856, used some of logs from cabin built on same site in 1847. House was completed 1875. Broad verandas, carriage lamps are reminders of gracious era. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967 Incise in base: Restored by Mr. and Mrs. Eliot A. Johnston