Details for Shanghai Pierce Ranch House (Atlas Number 5481004658)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5481004658

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Marker Number 4658
Atlas Number 5481004658
Marker Title Shanghai Pierce Ranch House
Index Entry Pierce, Shanghai, Ranch House
Address FM 526, SE of Pierce
City Pierce
County Wharton
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 773579
UTM Northing 3237408
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; ranches/ranching
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1 mile S.E of Pierce on Pierce Ranch (entrance to ranch is on FM 526, across from Post Office)
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1886, in lavish style. On first floor was office of highly successful ranch. Legend says Pierce (cattle king famed for introducing Brahmas in Texas) used to stand on Southern Pacific station, a mile away.