Details for Donigan House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5473009379


Marker Number 9379
Atlas Number 5473009379
Marker Title Donigan House
Index Entry Donigan House
Address 906 Cooper Street
City Brookshire
County Waller
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 214450
UTM Northing 3298596
Subject Codes Neoclassical (architectural style); houses, residential buildings; immigration
Marker Year 1985
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Northeast corner of 5th and Cooper, Brookshire. Waller County Historical Museum.
Marker Size Medallion and plate
Marker Text A native of Turkey, Paul M. Donigan (1862-1930) came to the United States about 1890 to attend medical school. The presence of relatives in this area brought him to Brookshire upon graduation. In 1910, Dr. Donigan built this home for his wife, Rebecca (1863-1954). The main floor was on the second level, while the lower floor served as a cellar and Donigan's medical office. The pyramidal roof house features a wraparound porch with Neoclassical influences. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985

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