Senator James H. Woods Home
Historical Marker
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Location: 504 West Second Avenue, Corsicana, Texas

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Senator James H. Woods Home

Built 1900 of long leaf pine lumber. Entry paneled in beveled leaded plate glass. Children had skating rink and gym in attic. Occupied by Senator Woods and family 1900-31; by son 1931-39.Senator Woods (1858-1931) came to Corsicana from Tennessee, 1873. Became a lawyer: served as city councilman, mayor, commissioner of fire department, director of public library, school trustee. Was state representative, 1911 to 1919; State Senator 1919-23.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1967

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