Description: The home of Hugh Ochiltree and Mary Josephine Ochiltree nee Shaw. The home is situated on Front Street in Orange, Texas on the Sabine River. Hugh Ochiltree (born North Carolina) was a lawyer, a dealer in molasses, and a Gun Runner during the Civil War. Hugh Ochiltree is the first cousin to William Beck Ochiltree, Treasurer for The Republic of Texas and delegate to the Succession Convention. Mary Josephine Shaw is the daughter of John Shaw, sugarcane plantation owner at Nunez Island (south of New Iberia), Louisiana.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum