Details for T. Z. Woodhouse Residence (Atlas Number 5467011449)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5467011449

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Marker Number 11449
Atlas Number 5467011449
Marker Title T. Z. Woodhouse Residence
Index Entry Woodhouse, T. Z., Residence
Address 904 Canton Ave
City Wills Point
County Van Zandt
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 781179
UTM Northing 3622207
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text One of first homes in Wills Point. Built 1872 of materials hauled by ox wagons from ports of Jefferson and Shreveport. Woodhouse (1841-1928), whose English-born ancestors came to Virginia in 1637, served in 6th Texas Cavalry, C. S. A. In 1868 he married Sarah Elizabeth Nash. Owned and operated a mercantile business until age 80. Greek revival home remodeled in 1917 to add rooms. Still owned by descendants. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965

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T.Z. Woodhouse Residence (RTHL)
T.Z. Woodhouse Residence (RTHL)