Details for Robert E. Lee House (Atlas Number 5427006059)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5427006059


Marker Number 6059
Atlas Number 5427006059
Marker Title Robert E. Lee House
Index Entry Lee, Robert E., House
Address Lee Circle
City Rio Grande City
County Starr
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 519075
UTM Northing 2917120
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Rio Grande City C.I.S.D. campus off US 83. Also known as Commandant's House.
Marker Size Medallion Only
Marker Text Overlooked steamboat dock on Rio Grande, landscape of northern Mexico. Main rooms were walled with military maps of this locality. Used as field quarters by Col. Robert E. Lee, U.S. Army Commandant in Texas, 1860. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965