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

Huff-Park House

 
 
Huff-Park House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, July 24, 2016
1. Huff-Park House Marker
Marker not attached to home. Homeowner propped it on a chair.
Inscription. Built 1889 by W.L. Huff; bought 1892 by Dr. J.W. Park (1855-1941).

Born in Texas, Park studied at Louisville (Ky.) Medical College. As doctors were scarce, he was licensed in 1877, and practiced two years in Egypt (Tex.), then returned to take his degree in 1880. Locating in Kaufman, he engaged in active practice until the day before his death.

He married Sallie Wiggins, 1883. After her death, wed Lida Matilda Thompson. Reared six children.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1971

 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8527.)
 
Location. 32° 35.41′ N, 96° 18.805′ W. Marker is in Kaufman, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Wykagyl Street and West Grove Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North Wykagyl Street, Kaufman TX 75142, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mrs. William P. King (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaufman County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kaufman County Confederate Soldiers Monument
Huff-Park House image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, July 24, 2016
2. Huff-Park House
(approx. mile away); King's Fort (approx. mile away); Colonel Isham Chisum (approx. mile away); Greenslade Drug Store (approx. mile away); First Christian Church of Kaufman (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Kaufman.
 
More about this marker. Marker is no longer attached to home.
 
Categories. ArchitectureScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 26 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 28, 2016.
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