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G. C. and Clara Mick Home

Texas Historic Landmark - G. C. and Clara Mick Home

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1965

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Oldest in town founded 1900, on new Wharton-Palacios rail line. Mick, Missouri wheat grower and stock farmer, entered Texas on a "Rice Special," 1903. First home on land was a hurricane victim. Eldest son, A. C. Mick, laid out Iago, was architect this house. Used Cuban carpenters. Mansard roof. Cistern on porch. First electric plant in area. Bell rung only in emergencies, often a shelter in hurricanes.

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