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

Roger Q. Mills Home

 
 
Roger Q. Mills Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
1. Roger Q. Mills Home Marker
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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.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 West 2nd Avenue, Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
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are within walking distance of this marker. Former Homesite of Joseph S. Cullinan (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Augustus Pace (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rosenberg Family (approx. 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. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corsicana.
 
Roger Q. Mills Home and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
2. Roger Q. Mills Home and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 2, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on December 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
 
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