Details for Breckenridge Stephens Walker Home (Atlas Number 5429000498)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5429000498


Marker Number 498
Atlas Number 5429000498
Marker Title Breckenridge Stephens Walker Home
Index Entry Walker, Breckenridge Stephens, Home
Address 1000 E. Connell
City Breckenridge
County Stephens
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 510230
UTM Northing 3624533
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; oil/petroleum topics; Tudor Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1000 E. Connell, Breckenridge.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Banker and oilman Breckenridge Stephens Walker (1876-1929) had this three-story brick residence constructed in 1922 as a wedding present for his daughter, Pansy. Prominently sited at the top of a hill, the home featured the town's first central heating system and a bank vault in the basement. The Tudor Revival style structure stands as a symbol of Walker's financial success during Breckenridge's oil boom days.