Details for Waverly (Atlas Number 5477008395)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5477008395


Marker Number 8395
Atlas Number 5477008395
Marker Title Waverly
Index Entry Waverly
City Chappell Hill
County Washington
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 764742
UTM Northing 3338091
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location On FM 2447, E of downtown Chappell Hill.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text (1850) Antebellum home built by William Leigh Tunstall, a practicing physician 1850-54. Also home of Col. William M. Sledge 1854-60. Sledge built railroad to Chappell Hill and mortgaged his cotton crop 1856 to build bridge over Brazos. Greek Revival architecture; arched cornices; hand hewn cedar sills; native stone.