Marker Details

Cardiff Home, The

1303 Avenue C at George Bush Dr.

Katy , 77493

Katy Sesquicentennial marker; community marker series authorized by the state for the Texas Sesquicentennial; Reference - "Ancestral Homes of Katy", Katy Sesquicentennial Committee, 1986: Rosanne Stockdick Lopez, Historian, and Marilyn Frishman, Chairman (18 homes listed)
Directions: Home is on the northwest corner of Avenue C and George Bush Drive; the marker is near the street to the right of the house

Key Time Period: 1893 - 1919 City Beautiful - WW I

Corretions/New Research:

Marker Text:
This home was built in 1902 by G. W. Shapley and his son Will E. Shapley. This home was owned by the J. W. Wise Family in the early 1920's until 1928 when it was purchased by the C. C. Cardiff family. After extensive additions to the structure were completed they lived in this home until 1980. In 1984 this home was restored by its present owner, Charles I. Cardiff, son of C. C. Cardiff. (1986)
Marker Type: Sesquicentennial Plaque on post
Historical Org: Texas Sesquicentennial (Community Marker)

Key Map Information: 444 X

GPS Coordinates: 29 47.463, 95 49.407

Precinct No: 3

Marker No: 00227