Details for Senator James H. Woods Home (Atlas Number 5349011650)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5349011650

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Marker Number 11650
Atlas Number 5349011650
Marker Title Senator James H. Woods Home
Index Entry Woods, James H.
Address 504 W. 2nd Street
City Corsicana
County Navarro
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 738683
UTM Northing 3553775
Subject Codes state official; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of W 2nd and N 14th at 504 W. Second Ave
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1900 of long leaf pine lumber. Entry paneled in beveled, leaded plate glass. Children had skating rink and gym in attic. Occupied by Senator Woods and family, 1900-1931; by son, 1931-1939. Senator Woods (1858-1931) came to Corsicana from Tennessee, 1873. Became a lawyer; served as city councilman, mayor, commissioner of fire department, director of public library, school trustee. Was State Representative, 1911 to 1919; State Senator, 1919-1923. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967 Restored by Mr. and Mrs. Allen Edens, Jr., 1963