The historic Ashcroft House at 333 College Street has been designated a Recorded Texas Historical Landmark. This is the second building in Hopkins County to receive this designation. This is the highest honor given to a structure.
The Recorded Texas Historical Landmark marker was unveiled on Saturday at a ceremony in front of the Ashcroft House. Mayor John Sellers, who serves as the Texas Historical Commission Marker Chairman for Hopkins County, hosted the ceremony and delivered a speech on the history of the home and the Ashcroft family. Constance McGill read the inscription of the marker after the unveiling. A brief reception was held afterwards for the attendees.
Watch a 2022 video of Hopkins County Historian Paula Altenbaumer as she portrays Elizabeth Minerva Nelson Ashcroft by clicking here.
Produced by the Hopkins County Genealogical Society and the Hopkins County Historical Society