Details for W. H. Stark House (Atlas Number 5361011519)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5361011519

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Marker Number 11519
Atlas Number 5361011519
Marker Title W. H. Stark House
Index Entry Stark, W. H.
Address 611 W Green Ave
City Orange
County Orange
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 429217
UTM Northing 3329277
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Queen Anne (Architectural style); pioneers; Eastlake
Marker Year 1976
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Eastlake detailing decorates the porches and gables of this ornate Queen Anne style residence, built in 1893-94 for William Henry (1851-1936) and Miriam (Lutcher) (1859-1936) Stark. A financial and industrial pioneer, Stark headed several lumber and petroleum companies. His son H. J. Lutcher Stark (1887-1965) was noted for his cultural and educational philanthropies. Both men served as regents of the University of Texas. The Nelda C. and H. J. Lutcher Stark Foundation restored the house. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1976