Details for Mattie Trammel Schoolhouse

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5401011075


Marker Number 11075
Atlas Number 5401011075
Marker Title Mattie Trammel Schoolhouse
Index Entry Trammell, Mattie
Address 600 N. High St.
City Henderson
County Rusk
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 330702
UTM Northing 3559497
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; educational topics
Marker Year 1992
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This house was built in 1892 by Charles M. Thompson and his wife, May Agatha Trammell, for May's mother, Martha (Mattie) Gibson Trammell, a certified teacher. In this building Mattie taught young men and women the rudiments of etiquette until 1910. It is an unusual architectural variant with a broad hipped roofscape interrupted by a large central hipped dormer. A kitchen, bath, bedroom, and porch were added by subsequent owners about 1912. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1992

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