“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lindale in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Whisenhunt-Kinzie House

Whisenhunt-Kinzie House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Randal B. Gilbert, December 26, 2015
1. Whisenhunt-Kinzie House Marker
Inscription. Mack “Kay” Whisenhunt purchased three lots on Main Street and commissioned this house in 1928 for his wife Mary and three children. Whisenhunt was a Lindale native who owned area cotton gins and a canning factory and served as City Alderman. Kansas native Earl Christian Kinzie purchased the home in 1941. Dr. Kinzie practiced family medicine in Lindale for 49 years, delivering more than 2,000 babies. The property later became a community building and home of the Lindale Garden Club. The Tudor Revival style house features brick and cast stone construction, bracketed eaves, and multiple gables.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2008

Erected 2008 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 15545.)
Location. 32° 30.853′ N, 95° 24.575′ W. Marker is in Lindale, Texas, in Smith County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 69) south of West Van Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 S Main St, Lindale TX 75771, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Damascus Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hubbard Family Cemetery
Whisenhunt-Kinzie House image. Click for full size.
By Randal B. Gilbert, December 26, 2015
2. Whisenhunt-Kinzie House
The structure is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
(approx. 3.3 miles away); Sabine Methodist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bethesda Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Duck Creek Soil Erosion Project (approx. 3.8 miles away); Site of Flora (approx. 4 miles away); Milburn-Gary House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hopewell Baptist Church (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lindale.
Regarding Whisenhunt-Kinzie House. The home is now used for the offices of the Lindale Chamber of Commerce. It may be visited during business hours.
Categories. Architecture
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 20, 2016.
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