Details for Stilley-Young House (Atlas Number 5507013675)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507013675


Marker Number 13675
Atlas Number 5507013675
Marker Title Stilley-Young House
Index Entry Stilley-Young House
Address 405 Moseley St
City Jefferson
County Marion
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 373413
UTM Northing 3624861
Subject Codes African American topics; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 2006
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 405 Moseley St
Marker Size RTHL Medallion and 16" x 12" plaque
Marker Text Builders completed this house for Frank Stilley, a cotton broker from Louisiana, and his wife Minerva Fox Stilley shortly after they married in 1860. They owned the house until the early 1880s. By 1885, former slave Charlie Young purchased the home. A well-known barber, Young wore a Prince Albert suit as a uniform and provided customers with personalized shaving mugs, imprinted with gold letters spelling out their names. The house remained in his family until 1983. The Greek Revival structure features an integral, full-width porch, box columns and symmetrical front elevation. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2006