The Cottage House Museum


The Marguerite Rogers House Museum, built by John G. Slover in the early 1900's, is located at 113 East Dumble in Alvin, Texas. In 1938 James A. and Marguerite Rogers bought the house. The Rogers' daughter, Emaline, bequeathed the property to the Alvin Museum Society in 1995. The Society restored the home and named it Marguerite Rogers House Museum, in honor of Emaline's mother.

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The Marguerite Rogers House Museum is owned and operated by the Alvin Museum Society. Tours of The Cottage and Grounds are conducted by Docents by reservation only. Please call 281-331-4469 for information.

The Cottage House Museum is located at 113 East Dumble, Alvin, Texas. Admission is $3.00; for children under 12 the tour is free. Proceeds are used for maintaining The Cottage.

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Tuesday, July 19, 2005

The Myrtles



After Mr. Slover died in 1923, his widow married Moses J. Bass who lived in The Cottage until 1934 when he moved to San Antonio. When Mr. Bass owned the home, he planted pink crepe myrtle trees along the property line and along what is now Dumble Street. He appropriately named his place "The Myrtles."

For additional pictures please see The Alvin Museum Society Photo Gallery.


Blogger Roy said...

The Myrtles look great!

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