Details for Jacob Fox House (Atlas Number 5469006548)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5469006548

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Marker Number 6548
Atlas Number 5469006548
Marker Title Jacob Fox House
Index Entry Fox, Jacob, House
Address 708 W. Power
City Victoria
County Victoria
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 694039
UTM Northing 3187844
Subject Codes Alsatian immigrants/immigration; houses, residential buildings; Eastlake
Marker Year 1985
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 708 W. Power, Victoria
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text This home was constructed in the early 1890s for Jacob Fox (1841-1914), a native of Alsace who earlier had built a cottin gin and grist mill on this block. A Confederate veteran, Fox was known in Victoria as a successful businessman, farmer, miller, and community leader. His family home exhibits Eastlake style detailing and features a decorative balustrade, curved brackets, and a widow's walk on the roof. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985

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Jacob Fox House (RTHL)
Jacob Fox House (RTHL)