Details for Howard L. Bass Home (Atlas Number 5427002584)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5427002584


Marker Number 2584
Atlas Number 5427002584
Marker Title Howard L. Bass Home
Index Entry Bass, Howard L., Home
Address Main Street and Washingotn
City Rio Grande City
County Starr
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 518139
UTM Northing 2917599
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1966
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of Main Street and Washington Street, Rio Grande City.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1877 of lumber from sunken steamboat; mesquite block flooring; handmade brick. Home and business house of John Peter Kelsey, Starr County judge; large landowner who came from New York in 1848. Acquired by L. R. Brooks 1937; and by Howard L. Bass in 1954.