The Ammon Underwood House

East Columbia is always a favorite photo subject of mine, there is nothing like a bunch of well kept, historic buildings in a very small, very old small community…

This is another of my Birthday Roadtrip photos…

The Ammon Underwood House
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From the Texas State Historical Marker database:

The Ammon Underwood House. A structure erected in noted old river port town of Marion in Republic of Texas era. First portion, of hand-hewn cedar, was built about 1835 by colonist Thomas W. Nibbs. Merchant-civic leader- soldier Ammon Underwood (1810-87) bought and enlarged house in 1838-39. In 1839 he married Rachel Jane, daughter of William and Catherine Carson, of Austin’s original colony. President Anson Jones and other famous Texans often visited the Underwoods. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1970 #9612

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