Brownsville in Cameron County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
- 1851 -
Built in 1851 for Henry Miller, the cottage was first occupied by Brownsville’s founder, Charles Stillman, and later owned by Manuel Treviño de los Santos Coy. In 1958, Chauncey D. Stillman, great-grandson of Charles, purchased the house from the Treviño family and generously gifted the house to the Brownsville Historical Association who then gave it to the City of Brownsville.
Construida en 1851 para Henry Miller, los primeros habitantes de las casa fueron la familia de Charles Stillman. Después perteneció a Manuel Treviño de los Santos Coy. En 1958 Chauncey D. Stillman, el bisnieto de Charles, le compró la casa a la familia Treviño y la donó a la Brownsville Historical Association quien después la donó a la Ciudad de Brownsville.
Erected by Brownsville Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1851.
Location. 25° 54.048′ N, 97° 29.783′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Texas, in Cameron CountyTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 E Washington St, Brownsville TX 78520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Home of Charles Stillman (here, next to this marker); Stillman House Museum (here, next to this marker); Stillman House / Residencia Stillman (a few steps from this marker); Brownsville Home of Charles Stillman (a few steps from this marker); San Roman Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Román Building (about 400 feet away); Manautou Building (about 500 feet away); Bollack Department Store (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
More about this marker. Marker is in the Brownsville Historical Trail series.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.