Details for The Connally Home (Atlas Number 5423007715)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5423007715


Marker Number 7715
Atlas Number 5423007715
Marker Title The Connally Home
Index Entry Connally Home, The
Address 700 S. Broadway
City Tyler
County Smith
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 283491
UTM Northing 3580700
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1983
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location southeast corner of S. Broadway (U.S. 69) and E. Charnwood St.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This residence was built in 1906 for prominent Tyler businessman Walter Connally. Connally's business interests included banking, ownership of a gin equipment firm, and part ownership in a hardware company. After his death in 1918, Connally's widow Gretta continued to live in the home with her son and daughter-in-law. The house, which remained in the Connally family for more than 70 years, features influences of Mediterranean and Renaissance Revival styling. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1983.