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Colorado City in Mitchell County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Old D.N. Arnett Home

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
1. Old D.N. Arnett Home Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1899 by rancher F.E. McKenzie; Victorian architecture features porch columns with spool trim and decorative wood "awnings" over the windows.

Sold in 1900 to A.B. Robertson, rancher; in 1912, to D.N. Arnett, retired manager of the Great Spade-Renderbrook Ranch. After his death in 1934, his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Merritt, made this their home. Four generations of the Arnett Family have lived here.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1968
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 3717.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 32° 23.568′ N, 100° 51.867′ W. Marker is in Colorado City, Texas, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of East 6th Street and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling west on East 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colorado City TX 79512, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Majors Home
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By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
2. Old D.N. Arnett Home Marker
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(about 600 feet away); John C. Prude Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buffalo Trails (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church of Colorado City (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Preston C. Coleman (approx. ¼ mile away); Colorado Opera House (approx. ¼ mile away); All Saints' Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colorado City.
 
Old D.N. Arnett Home image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 12, 2017
3. Old D.N. Arnett Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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