Details for R.A. Ragland House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5353004149


Marker Number 4149
Atlas Number 5353004149
Marker Title R.A. Ragland House
Index Entry Ragland, R.A. House
Address 610 E 3rd St.
City Sweetwater
County Nolan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 368261
UTM Northing 3593775
Subject Codes municipal official; county official; houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style)
Marker Year 1979
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 610 East 3rd Street, Sweetwater (Pioneer Museum)
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text In 1882 R.A. Ragland (1858-1938) came to Sweetwater as one of the town's first lawyers. He served as city commissioner, school board member and county attorney. In partnership with R.C. Crane he set up a law office and abstract firm. In 1906 he had this house built for his wife Luella Maddox Ragland. The home is an example of the Classical Revival style. The chapel and brick addition to the front were built when the residence served as a mortuary. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1979

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