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Mathews Powell House

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Built  1878
RTHL #  9827
Opened  1878
Added to NRHP  22 September 1977
NRHP Reference #  77001431
Designated RTHL  1973
Area  2,000 m²
Mathews-Powell House
Location  Miller St Queen City, Texas
Architectural styles  Greek Revival architecture, Victorian architecture
Similar  Winters‑Wimberley House, Buescher State Park, W H Stark House, U‑Drop Inn, Espada Acequia

The Mathews-Powell House is a Victorian house located in Queen City, Texas, United States. The house was dedicated as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark in 1973 and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on September 22, 1977.

The house was built in 1878 by William Franklin Mathews (1840-1900) and his wife Harriet India Sharp. Mathews, a Confederate veteran and farmer, moved to Queen City when it was founded (1877) and became a successful merchant. Briefly owned by various people after 1895, the house was bought 1918 by Ross A. Powell (1883-1937) and wife Gussie Boyd (d. 1920). Like Mathews, Powell was a merchant. [1] The building remained with the Powell family for more than seventy years until it was sold in the 1990s. It now serves as the Antique Rose Bed & Breakfast.

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Mathews-Powell House Wikipedia


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