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Corpus Christi in Nueces County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Kovner-Bobys Homestead

 
 
Kovner-Bobys Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 12, 2010
1. Kovner-Bobys Homestead Marker
Inscription. On original Spanish land grant of 1831, "Rincon de Oso". Built 1851. Lumber of native wood, sawed by hand. Square nails. 3 gables, 2 chimneys.

Commandeered as hospital during the Civil War and in a yellow fever epidemic.

Scene of many gala affairs.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965
 
Erected 1965. (Marker Number 6325.)
 
Location. 27° 48.373′ N, 97° 23.726′ W. Marker is in Corpus Christi, Texas, in Nueces County. Marker is on North Chaparral Street when traveling north. Touch for map. In Heritage Square. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1521 N. Chaparral Street, Corpus Christi TX 78401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Merriman House (a few steps from this marker); Grande-Grossman House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jalufka-Galatos House (within shouting distance of this marker); French-Galvan House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sidbury House (within shouting distance of this marker); McCampbell House
Kovner-Bobys Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 12, 2010
2. Kovner-Bobys Homestead Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Irishtown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Julius Lichtenstein House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corpus Christi.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
Kovner-Bobys Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, June 12, 2010
3. Kovner-Bobys Homestead
Aka Merriman-Bobys House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 20, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 670 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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