Marker Details

Wilkinson-Schneider Home, The

2009 Avenue D

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)
Directions: Home is approximately fifty yards north of Franz Road (east side branch at Avenue D) on Avenue D, it is across from southwest corner of Katy City Park, marker is in front of the home, near the road; a gazebo & second home are also on the property; parking available in city park lot on the east side of Avenue D

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

Corretions/New Research:

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Marker Text: This home was built in 1915 by Mason Adcock for Leroy Wilkinson. Later Mr. Wilkinson sold the home to his mother Almira Wilkinson and his sister Grace Wilkinson who lived here until their deaths in 1939 and 1967. In 1967 the home was sold to Monroe and Maxine Schneider. (1986)
Marker Type: Sesquicentennial Plaque on post
Historical Org: Texas Sesquicentennial (Community Marker)

Key Map Information: 444 D

GPS Coordinates: 29 48.133, 95 49.509

Precinct No: 3

Marker No: 258