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

W. D. Berry Home

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
1. W. D. Berry Home Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1906, this colonial revival residence was constructed for Sterling P. Huff. An attorney, Huff became Justice of the 46th District Court and was later elected to the 7th Court of Civil Appeals. In 1914 local attorney William David Berry purchased the home. A former educator and a prominent civic leader, Berry served as city attorney of Vernon and as Wilbarger County Attorney. The interior of the house features elaborate Victorian detailing.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5669.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
 
Location. 34° 9.264′ N, 99° 17.526′ W. Marker is in Vernon, Texas, in Wilbarger County. Marker is on Texas Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2429 Texas Street, Vernon TX 76384, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waggoner-Hicks House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilbarger County WWI Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Early Wilbarger County
W. D. Berry Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
2. W. D. Berry Home Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Napoleon 12 Pounder Bronze Field Gun Model 1857 (approx. half a mile away); Vernon Texas Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); Thaddeus Edgar Johnson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wilbarger County (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Great Western Trail (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vernon.
 
W. D. Berry Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
3. W. D. Berry Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 137 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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