Details for Trammell House (Atlas Number 5353005551)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5353005551


Marker Number 5551
Atlas Number 5353005551
Marker Title Trammell House
Index Entry Trammell House
Address 1400 Sam Houston
City Sweetwater
County Nolan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 367942
UTM Northing 3591642
Subject Codes railroad; houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1996
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1400 Sam Houston, Sweetwater
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text Rancher and banker Thomas Trammell (1848-1919) was called the "Father of Sweetwater." He hired noted California architect John Young to design this house. Trammell, who helped bring railroads to Sweetwater, knew of Young's design work for the Santa Fe Railway. Built in 1911-13, this house reflects the Mission Revival-Prairie School style of architecture and features a unique atrium. From 1923 to 1936 the house served as the only hospital in the area. Later Trammell's daughter and her family occupied the home. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1996 Incise on base: Restored by Raymond and Beverly (Raspberry) Stone in 1991