Culture, History, Historic House
The McNamara House was built in 1876 in the style known as Greek Revival with Victorian accents. The house was built for Mr. William J. McNamara, a local hide and cotton dealer, and his wife Mary Ann Buckley McNamara and their four daughters: Mary Ellen, Elizabeth, Margaret and Catherine. William McNamara emigrated from Ireland in the 1850’s to New York City, then on to Pennsylvania, Port Lavaca, and finally settled in Victoria.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House
The Nave Museum is a fine arts museum, hosting traveling exhibits both modern, as well as classical. Many of the exhibits shown are from artists around the country, and most specifically from Texas. Well known artists Andy Warhol, Mary Cassat, Joan Mitchell and Frieda Kahlo have been shown at the Nave.