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Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Roger Q. Mills Home

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
1. Roger Q. Mills Home Marker
Inscription. Outstanding example plantation architecture. Was long the home of U. S. Senator Roger Quarles Mills (1832-1911). Born in Kentucky, Mills came to Corsicana in 1852. Was colonel in Civil War; served Texas 27 years as congressman, senator. Married: five children. He built northwest section of house in 1856, used some of logs from cabin built on same site in 1847. House was completed 1875. Broad verandas, carriage lamps are reminders of gracious era. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

Incise in base: Restored by Mr. and Mrs. Eliot A. Johnston
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7230.)
 
Location. 32° 5.531′ N, 96° 28.628′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on West 2nd Avenue (State Highway 22) near North 21st Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 West 2nd Avenue, Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer in Texas Oil Joseph S. Cullinan (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Augustus Pace (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rosenberg Family (approx.
Roger Q. Mills Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
2. Roger Q. Mills Home and Marker
0.2 miles away); Alva Everett Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frank Neal Drane (approx. 0.2 miles away); Judge John S. Callicutt (approx. 0.2 miles away); Colonel Roger Q. Mills (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dunn-Ransom Home (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Corsicana.
 
Also see . . .  Navarro County - Roger Quarrls Mills of Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas. Ex-Senator drawing $15,000 Monthly from His Oil Land (Submitted on December 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
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