Details for I.M. (Mose) and Margaret Newman House (Atlas Number 5353013013)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5353013013

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Marker Number 13013
Atlas Number 5353013013
Marker Title I.M. (Mose) and Margaret Newman House
Index Entry Newman, I.M. (Mose) and Margaret, House
Address 309 Ragland
City Sweetwater
County Nolan
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 368128
UTM Northing 3593941
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Tudor Revival (Architectural style); cowboys
Marker Year 2003
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 309 Ragland
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Ira Mose Newman, born in 1887 to a prominent Nolan County ranching family, was a leading area businessman, with interests including real estate and banking. He was an active civic leader, an award-winning trapshooter and a Texas Tech University regent. His wife, Margaret (Hamner), was also active in civic affairs. Designed in 1925 by the local firm of Nichol and Campbell, the Newman House is one-and-one-half stories with a basement. The Tudor Revival styling features a cross-gabled roofline, a pronounced chimney, grouped windows and arched entryway. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2003