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Brownfield in Terry County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

A.M. Brownfield Home

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
1. A.M. Brownfield Home Marker
Inscription. A.M. Brownfield, for whose family this town was named, came to Terry County as a rancher in 1900. An early community leader, he organized the Brownfield State Bank in 1905. Built as a home for his family in 1928, this structure exhibits influences of the Spanish Colonial style of architecture. The concrete and clay building materials were used to make the home as fireproof as possible, since an earlier family residence had been destroyed by fire in 1915.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985

 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 56.)
 
Location. 33° 10.546′ N, 102° 16.145′ W. Marker is in Brownfield, Texas, in Terry County. Marker is at the intersection of East Cardwell Street and South B Street, on the right when traveling east on East Cardwell Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 600 East Cardwell Street, Brownfield TX 79316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Terry County's First Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Maids and Matrons Club (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Brownfield
A.M. Brownfield Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
2. A.M. Brownfield Home Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Colonel B. F. Terry / Terry's Texas Rangers (approx. 0.7 miles away); City of Brownfield (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brownfield Municipal Power Plant (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Joe T. and Laura Hamilton Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brownfield Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brownfield.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
A.M. Brownfield Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, April 28, 2014
3. A.M. Brownfield Home
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016.
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