602 Grove Street

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602 Grove Street 1986 Survey Information
  • Site No.: L-0305
  • Address: 602 Grove Street
  • Name: Humason/Pinkerton Residence
  • Date: 1909
  • Town: Lufkin
  • Block: 87
  • Lot: 4, #3570-389-067-004-00
  • Architect/Builder:  W. P. Berry & W. R. McMullen
  • Condition: Good – Fair
  • Description: 1-story frame with lap wood siding; massed plan; composition hip-and-gable roof pierced by two chimneys; projecting chamfered bay has bargeboards and pendants; 1/1 wood double-hung windows with hood mold; inset wraparound porch has turned columns, bannisters and fretwork; entry door has transom and side lights; pier and beam foundation is skirted with latticework.
  • Significance:  Good example of style; nice gingerbread ornamentation. On July 6, 1909 W. P. Humason and Rose Humason gave a Mechanic Lien to W. P. Berry and W. R. McMullen for $2,700.00; $500.00 upon completion and $2,200.00 in 63 monthly payments of $35.00 with the last payment of $30.00, interest at 10% per annum.  The structure was described as a six room shingle roofed dwelling to be built by September 1, 1909.  The Contractors were partners, Berry was known for his construction expertise and McMullen for his business and money connections.  The 1928 and 1937 City Directories list the occupants as J. W. and Jessie Pinkerton.  It is nominated to the National Register.  The area of significance is architecture.