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McCroskey-Stringfellow House

  Texas Historical Markers
Brazoria vicinity, TX, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 28° 56' 21.6996", -95° 36' 49.8996"
    Texas State
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    A tanner, John McCroskey came to Texas with Stephen F. Austin's Old 300. He built this home in compliance with the terms of his 1824 land grant. Later owners remodeled the structure. Oliver Jones, the owner in 1849-50, was chairman of a commission to design the flag and seal of the . Robert J. Townes, a Brazoria County district judge and later state legislator, lived here 1850-52. The property became a sugar and cotton plantation during Asa Stratton's ownership. Nannie (Maddox) Stringfellow (d. 1971) purchased the property in 1945 and preserved the dwelling. (1980)

This page last updated: 7/15/2008

McCroskey-Stringfellow House Historical Marker Location Map, Brazoria vicinity, Texas