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

Stillman House

- 1851 -

 
 
Stillman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
1. Stillman House Marker
Inscription.  
English:
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.

Spanish:
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.
 
Location. 25° 54.048′ N, 97° 29.783′ 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
Stillman House Marker (<i>wide view; Stillman House patio & entrance in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2018
2. Stillman House Marker (wide view; Stillman House patio & entrance in background)
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.
 
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); Juan H. Fernandez 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.
 
Categories. Man-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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