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Forney in Kaufman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

McKellar House

 
 
McKellar House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, July 2, 2016
1. McKellar House Marker
Inscription. Originally built in 1873 by landowner and merchant John Alexander McKellar (1813-1875), this house was remodeled to its current appearance by his son, B. Yancy McKellar (1859-1916) about 1902. Features of the colonial revival structure include two-story giant order columns with modified Ionic capitals on the north and west facades, stained glass windows, and a wraparound porch. The home remained in the McKellar family until 1977.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1989

 
Erected 1989 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 8534.)
 
Location. 32° 44.673′ N, 96° 28.302′ W. Marker is in Forney, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is on South Center Street 0.1 miles north of East Church Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. House, and marker, behind fence but still visible. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 S Center St, Forney TX 75126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William and Blanche Brooks House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Madison McDonald (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dick P. Moore House (approx. 0.2 miles
McKellar House image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, July 2, 2016
2. McKellar House
away); Walter Dickson Adams and the Adams Drugstore (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1899 Automobile Trip (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dixie Overland Highway (approx. mile away); Forney (approx. mile away); Forney Independent School District (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Forney.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 14, 2016.
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