Marker Details

Romack Home, The

5806 Fourth Street at Avenue C

Katy , 77493

Notes: 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); entry added to database 08/28/2013 per information provided by current homeowners Dave & Nancy Gillespie 281-794-4519; owners operate Cottage Charm B&B
Directions: Home is on the northwest corner of Fourth Street and Avenue C; the marker is near the street to the left of the house just outside of the white picket fence;

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

Corretions/New Research:

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Marker Text: This home was built in 1905 by Giles Elam Romack and his wife Ephilus Elizabeth Milnor Romack. After the death of Ephilus Romack in 1913 Harvey Edwin Romack moved into this home and lived here until his death in June, 1967. This home has never been moved. The only remodeling done to this home includes the enclosing of a porch and the addition of two baths. (1986)
Marker Type: Sesquicentennial Plaque on post
Historical Org: Texas Sesquicentennial (Community Marker)

Key Map Information: 444 Y

GPS Coordinates: 29 47.347, 95 49.423

Precinct No: 3

Marker No: 253