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Corsicana in Navarro County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dunn-Ransom Home

 
 
Dunn-Ransom Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
1. Dunn-Ransom Home Marker
Texas Historical Commission Medallion at top and Corsicana Historic Landmark Medallion at bottom
Inscription. A native of Kentucky, Ewing Eric Dunn (1835-1917) came to Texas in 1850. He served as Navarro County deputy sheriff, 1854-1858, and joined the Confederate army during the Civil War. In 1866 he built the first portion of this frame house. Dunn was county sheriff from 1876 to 1884. S. M. Ransom, a grocer, enlarged the residence in 1890 and added the wraparound porch, fish scale shingling, and stained glass. Five generations of the Ransom family lived here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11618.)
 
Location. 32° 5.343′ N, 96° 28.683′ W. Marker is in Corsicana, Texas, in Navarro County. Marker is on West 4th Avenue near North 22nd Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1303 West 4th Avenue, Corsicana TX 75110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smith-McCrery Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge John S. Callicutt (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rosenberg Family (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pioneer in Texas Oil Joseph S. Cullinan
Dunn-Ransom Home and Marker at 1303 W. 4th Avenue, Corsicana, currently a private residence image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2012
2. Dunn-Ransom Home and Marker at 1303 W. 4th Avenue, Corsicana, currently a private residence
(approx. 0.2 miles away); James Clinton Neill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roger Q. Mills Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stephen Augustus Pace (approx. mile away); Fire Station No. 2 (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Corsicana.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
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