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

Proctor-Vandenberge House

 
 
Proctor-Vandenberge House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, October 24, 2019
1. Proctor-Vandenberge House Marker
Marker is mounted on the front of the house to the right of the front door.
Inscription.  

Landmark of famous 1840 Indian raid, when Hamilton Ledbetter, builder of the first part of the house, fought Comanches, and is family escaped death by flight. Size and style of the house have been greatly enhanced by later owners: Judge A. H. Phillips (1844-71); Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice John Stayton (1871-88); lawyer Samuel B. Dabney (1888-91); Confederate Major Felix McReynolds (1891-93); attorney Fred Proctor (1893-1907). Owned since 1907 successively by Preston R. Austin, W.D. Welder, Patrick H. Welder - all kinsmen, heirs of noted pioneers.

Additional markers:
Entered in the National Register of Historic Places
1986

Victoria Preservation, Inc.
1982 Homes Tour

Victoria Preservation, Inc.
1986 Homes Tour

Restoration Award 2008
Proctor-Vandenberge House 1894-1933
Victoria Preservation Inc.
 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14659.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWars, US Indian.
 
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28° 48.336′ N, 97° 0.59′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Texas, in Victoria County. Marker is at the intersection of North Craig Street and West Stayton Avenue, on the right when traveling north on North Craig Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 604 North Craig Street, Victoria TX 77901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fleming-Welder House (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Meredith Tatton House (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillips-Sale House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Fox House (about 500 feet away); Alexander Lowe House (about 600 feet away); Hill-O'Connor-Howard House (about 600 feet away); Robert L. Dabney House (about 700 feet away); Henderson House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on the front of the house to the right of the front door.
 
Proctor-Vandenberge House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, October 24, 2019
2. Proctor-Vandenberge House
Shrubbery makes it impossible to take an unobstructed full picture of the front of the house. The marker is to the right of the front door seen in this view.
An additional Proctor-Vandenberge House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, October 24, 2019
3. An additional Proctor-Vandenberge House Marker
This additional marker is on the outside of the iron fence which faces the street.
Proctor-Vandenberge House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jim Evans, October 24, 2019
4. Proctor-Vandenberge House
Shrubbery makes it impossible to take an unobstructed full picture of the front of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on July 11, 2022, by Joe Lotz of Denton, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 28, 2019, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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