Matagorda County Recorded Texas Historic Landmark

Matagorda

Fisher-Sargent-Gottschalk House
 



 

FISHER-SARGENT-GOTTSCHALK HOUSE
 

SAMUEL RHOADS FISHER (1794-1839), SIGNER OF THE TEXAS DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, AND SECRETARY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS NAVY, HAD THIS HOUSE BUILD FOR HIS FAMILY IN 1832. HIS WIDOW, ANN, CONTINUED TO RESIDE HERE UNTIL 1860. LATER OWNERS OF THE HOUSE INCLUDED PLANTER ELSEY HARRISON; SAMUEL W. FISHER, SON OF THE ORIGINAL OWNER; JOHN T. SARGENT WHO BUILT A SCHOOLROOM ONTO THE HOUSE FOR HIS CHILDREN; AND RANCHER GUS L. GOTTSCHALK UNTIL 1977. A NOTED LOCAL LANDMARK, THE HOUSE FEATURES TWO-STORY OPEN PORCHES AND A SIDE GABLED ROOF.

RECORDED TEXAS HISTORIC LANDMARK—1991
 

Inscription typed by Faye Cunningham.

107 St. Mary Street

28°41’16.14”N      95°58’21.62”W




Stanley-Fisher Bed & Breakfast
 


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