Details for Wittbecker-Weiss House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5477008406


Marker Number 8406
Atlas Number 5477008406
Marker Title Wittbecker-Weiss House
Index Entry Wittbecker-Weiss House
Address 600 Third St.
City Brenham
County Washington
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 750069
UTM Northing 3339603
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1995
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 600 W. Third St., Brenham
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Home builder and lumber company owner Frank Wood built this house in 1895 and later that year sold it to bakery owners H. G. and Annie Wittbecker. A late 19th-century L-plan Victorian dwelling, the house features fan-shaped porch brackets, wood shingled gable ends, decorative bargeboards, heavily embellished corner brackets on the front gable, and turned-wood columns. Merchant Robert Weiss acquired the house in 1920 and it remained in his family until 1982.

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