Details for Woodworth House (Atlas Number 5391005903)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5391005903


Marker Number 5903
Atlas Number 5391005903
Marker Title Woodworth House
Index Entry Woodworth House
Address 209 E Purisima St.
City Refugio
County Refugio
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 669172
UTM Northing 3131279
Subject Codes newspapers; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1976
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 209 E. Purisima St., Refugio
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This Victorian home was erected for newspaperman L.H. Woodworth (1864-1921) and his wife Mary Frances Power (Swift) (1871-1957), granddaughter of Empresario James Power, who founded Refugio. The first floor was built in 1900 and the second story added in 1907. The central octagonal bay room dominates the galleried structure, designed by Julis Leffland. Later occupied by the Woodworth's daughter Mrs. Thelma Heard, the house was restored in 1974 by W.W. Harkins, Jr.