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

Old G. D. Tarlton House

 
 
Old G. D. Tarlton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
1. Old G. D. Tarlton House Marker
Inscription. Victorian style. Built in 1895 by noted attorney Greene Duke Tarlton (1852-1931), from Louisiana. House was one of finest in town, with hand-carved mantels, stained glass windows, "speaking tube" between kitchen and third floor bedroom, and a dumbwaiter. Cistern on back porch supplied cool water all year round. Outbuildings included stable and coach house. On grounds were grape arbor, orchard, and garden. Restored by Dana L. Bennett. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -- 1972
 
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2088.)
 
Location. 32° 0.753′ N, 97° 7.577′ W. Marker is in Hillsboro, Texas, in Hill County. Marker is on North Pleasant Street near Craig Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 211 North Pleasant Street, Hillsboro TX 76645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Central Christian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Hillsboro (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sims-Womack House (about 700 feet away); Abbott House (approx. 0.2
Old G. D. Tarlton House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
2. Old G. D. Tarlton House and Marker
* This house is currently a Bed & Breakfast Resort
miles away); St. Mary's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Davis Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill County (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Old G. D. Tarlton House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 14, 2012
3. Old G. D. Tarlton House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 252 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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