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Clyde in Callahan County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Prew House

 
 
The Prew House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
1. The Prew House Marker
Inscription. Typically Victorian in style. Built in 1906 by Frank X. Prew, who emigrated from Wisconsin in 1889, desiring to live in a young country. He began a small farm and worked on railroad.
Structure is mainly pine. The oak wainscoting downstairs has decorative beading, as does woodwork on windows and doors. Gingerbread trim appears on front gable. Old water well and food-storage cellar are still in good condition.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1970

 
Erected 1970 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 5406.)
 
Location. 32° 24.347′ N, 99° 29.383′ W. Marker is in Clyde, Texas, in Callahan County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cherry Street and N. 1st Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clyde TX 79510, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Community of Clyde (approx. mile away); Clyde First Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Judge Walter Raleigh Ely (approx. 5.1 miles away); First Baptist Church of Baird (approx. 5.5 miles
The Prew House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
2. The Prew House Marker
away); a different marker also named Judge Walter Raleigh Ely (approx. 5.6 miles away); First Callahan Jail (approx. 5.6 miles away); Camp Pecan C.S.A. / Texas Civil War Frontier Defense (approx. 5.6 miles away); Callahan County (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Clyde.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
The Prew House image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
3. The Prew House
The Prew House image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
4. The Prew House
The Prew House image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, February 8, 2015
5. The Prew House
View to east from Cherry Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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