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Pillot House

 
 
Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Missing Marker
Inscription. Built 1868 by Eugene Pillot, at 1803 McKinney. Occupied for almost a century by his family.
 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10745.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 29° 45.641′ N, 95° 22.315′ W. Marker was in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker could be reached from Bagby Street north of Lamar Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1000 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. San Felipe Cottage (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Sam Houston Park Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sons of the Republic of Texas (about 400 feet away); Ancient Order of Pilgrims (about 400 feet away); Sam Houston Park (about 500 feet away); Houston City, Republic of Texas (about 600 feet away); Houston Public Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Julia Ideson Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
More about this marker. In 2001 the Pillot House was severely damaged by Tropical Storm Allison
Pillot House image. Click for full size.
By Jim Evans, January 27, 2013
2. Pillot House
and the marker put in storage at that time. The house has been restored and Houston Heritage Society plans to eventually replace the marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Then & Now -- Article on History of Restoration. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
2. Pillot was a Partner in the Henke & Pillot Grocery Chain. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 15, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 9, 2010.   2. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Jim Evans of Houston, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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