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Brownsville in Cameron County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Home of Charles Stillman

 
 
Home of Charles Stillman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
1. Home of Charles Stillman Marker
Inscription.  

Home of Charles Stillman, ship owner, merchant, rancher, who came to Brazos Santiago in 1828 and in 1849-50 founded City of Brownsville in old Espiritu Santo Land Grant.

Built about 1850 for his bride, Elizabeth Goodrich, of Connecticut. Has separate kitchen, cisterns, carriage house, patio typical of pre-Civil War architecture.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1965
 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2530.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. 25° 54.049′ N, 97° 29.781′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Texas, in Cameron County. Marker is on East Washington Street (Business U.S. 77) south of East 13th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch 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. Stillman House (here, next to this marker); Stillman House Museum (here, next to this marker); Stillman House / Residencia Stillman
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(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.
 
Regarding Home of Charles Stillman. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark (1965), National Register of Historic Places (1979). This building now serves as the Stillman House Museum.
 
Home of Charles Stillman Marker, Texas Historical Medallion & National Register of Historic Places image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
2. Home of Charles Stillman Marker, Texas Historical Medallion & National Register of Historic Places
Charles Stillman Home - National Register of Historic Places - 1979 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
3. Charles Stillman Home - National Register of Historic Places - 1979
Home of Charles Stillman Marker (<i>wide view; marker visible left of door</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
4. Home of Charles Stillman Marker (wide view; marker visible left of door)
Charles Stillman Home (<i>front patio view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
5. Charles Stillman Home (front patio view)
Charles Stillman Home (<i>northwest side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
6. Charles Stillman Home (northwest side view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 27, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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