Details for Cullen House (Atlas Number 5405007598)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5405007598

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Marker Number 7598
Atlas Number 5405007598
Marker Title Cullen House
Index Entry Cullen House
Address Congress and Market St.
City San Augustine
County San Augustine
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 394752
UTM Northing 3488638
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Greek colonial home; pediments, Doric columns. Garret ballroom runs length of house, has opening fan-shaped windows. Long, wide center hall. 5 fireplaces with crane in kitchen chimney. Virgin pine wood in wide board floors, walls. Built 1839 by Ezekiel Wimberly Cullen, settler from Georgia, soldier of Texas Revolution, in 3rd Congress of the Republic. Friend to President Lamar, he wrote bill to fund schools (including state university) with public lands. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965