Details for James A. McFaddin Home (Atlas Number 5469006554)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5469006554

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Marker Number 6554
Atlas Number 5469006554
Marker Title James A. McFaddin Home
Index Entry McFaddin, James A., Home
Address 207 W. Commercial St.
City Victoria
County Victoria
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 694491
UTM Northing 3187751
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1890 of Florida pine and cypress; typical Victorian style. Home of James A. McFaddin (1840-1916), loyal citizen of Texas Republic and pioneer stockman. He married Margaret Virginia Coward in 1861 and served as an officer in the Confederate Army in the Civil War. Moved from Refugio to Victoria County 1876. Here he introduced barbed wire and Brahma cattle; Also founded town of Mariana (now McFaddin). His brand "M6", registered 1840, is still active. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

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James A. McFaddin Home (RTHL)
James A. McFaddin Home (RTHL)