One of over 200 historical markers on the island, this marker is at the family residence of W.L. Moody Jr. built in 1894. The marker was erected in 1967 by the Texas Historical Commission.
“Family residence, W. L. Moody, Jr. built about 1894, and for many years home of Mr. Moody, prominent financier and philanthropist who established the Moody Foundation. Late Victorian architecture said to have been first Texas residence built on steel frame. Has magnificent stained glass windows, ornate ceilings, rare handcarved woodwork. A large handsome home, famed for its hospitality.”
“Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1967”