Historic House Listings

Mergenthal House, Circa 1910 in Texas. Over 4,500 SF. $195,000

July 9, 2023

Love all of the porches on this house! This is a big one with over 4,500 square feet. The Mergenthal House was built in 1910 by the prominent Texas family, the Mergenthals. They were an affluent business family that had ties to President Roosevelt and in 1934 the President’s Ball was held at this house. It is located on .38 acres in Yoakum, Texas. The home features multiple porches, hardwood floors, coffered ceiling, built-in bookshelves and picture rails. Five bedrooms, three bathrooms and 4,608 square feet. $195,000

Contact Harry Jean Baptiste with eXp Realty: 832-808-6299

From the Zillow listing:


Here’s your chance to own your piece of History! This amazing building was originally built by Mergenthal Family, an affluent business family of South Texas that had ties to major politicians like President Roosevelt. In fact in 1934, the President’s ball was actually hosted here. Sitting at over 4600 square feet this amazing piece of history, now can be yours. The possibilities are endless! With just a little TLC, you can restore this building back to its Presidential prime and make it either your dream home or dream business. Snatch this gem before it’s gone!



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