Near Nassau Bay in Harris County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1993
Erected 1993 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 10803.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 33.641′ N, 95° 4.48′ W. Marker was near Nassau Bay, Texas, in Harris County. Marker was on NASA Road 1 east of Space Center Boulevard. The marker may be in storage. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 3301 NASA Road 1, Houston TX 77058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as Harris County Boys' School Archeological Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Webster Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Apollo Mission Control Center (approx. 0.8 miles away); Little Joe II and BP-22: Safety First (approx. 1.2 miles away); Little Joe II (approx. 1.2 miles away); H-1 Engine: A Powerful Start (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mercury-Redstone: Putting the First Americans in Space (approx. 1.2 miles away); J-2 Engine: Versatile Sidekick (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nassau Bay.
Regarding West Mansion.
November 21, 2019
According to Preservation Texas, the 17,000-square-foot home was built in the late 1920s by lumber, oil and ranching tycoon James Marion West and his wife, Jessie Dudley. It was the focal point of their 30,000-acre ranch. The home was designated as a Texas Historic Landmark in 1993 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994. Those designations lapsed in 2014, according to Pasadena Mayor Jeff Wagner.
Statement by Pasadena Mayor Jeff Wagner:
“To my understanding, none of the owners came forward in the time since to have those designations or restrictions reinstated,” Wagner said Friday in a written statement. “Because of this and the other requirements met, the City of
Also see . . .
1. Brief Bio of Jim West from The Handbook of Texas. (Submitted on December 7, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. The West Mansion Texas Historical Commission Marker Program application (includes photos). (Submitted on November 26, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 3, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on December 7, 2011. 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2011, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. 4. submitted on November 26, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.