Details for B. F. Williams House (Atlas Number 5469006581)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5469006581


Marker Number 6581
Atlas Number 5469006581
Marker Title B. F. Williams House
Index Entry Williams, B. F., House
Address 401 E. Murray Street
City Victoria
County Victoria
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 694728
UTM Northing 3186852
Subject Codes municipal official; state official; houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style); design and construction; local law enforcement officer
Marker Year 1987
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 401 E. Murray St., Victoria
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Victoria businesman, mayor and state legislator Benjamin F. Williams (1846-1916) built this home for his family in 1909. Designed by local architect Jules Leffland, the Classical Revival home features two-story front Ionic columns complemented by a side gable pedimented portico with matching one-story columns. Also of note are the distinctive balustrade on the balcony and the "widow's walk" from which the Guadalupe River may be viewed. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1987


B.F. Williams House (RTHL)
B.F. Williams House (RTHL)