Marker Details

Weller-Baird Home, The

5800 Fifth Street at Avenue C

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 Fifth Street and Avenue C; the house has additions running west ending at a railroad caboose; property is now used commercially; the marker is near the street to the left of the house

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

Corretions/New Research:

Marker Text:
This home was built by W. H. Weller in 1904 in its present location. IN 1919 Mr. & Mrs. C. L. Baird and their three children moved into the home. Wayne Baird, the son of C. L. Baird, resided in this home until his death in 1983. (1986)
Marker Type: Sesquicentennial Plaque on post
Historical Org: Texas Sesquicentennial (Community Marker)

Key Map Information: 444 X

GPS Coordinates: 29 47.401, 95 49.418

Precinct No: 3

Marker No: 00241