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

Atkinson-Morris House

Atkinson-Morris House Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Atkinson-Morris House Marker
Built about 1890 by Jethro D. Atkinson, bank director and owner of Paris' first shoe store. Bought 1910 by social leaders, Dr. Eugene Felder Morris and wife Elizabeth. A fine example of Victorian style prevailing here before the great 1916 Paris fire.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972

Upper Plaque

Atkinson-Morris House
Has Been Listed In
National Register
Of Historic Places
By The United States
Department of the
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8182.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 33° 40.113′ N, 95° 32.824′ W. Marker is in Paris, Texas, in Lamar County. Marker is on Fitzhugh Avenue north of East Tudor Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 802 Fitzhugh Avenue, Paris TX 75460, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Paul Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); St. Joseph's Hospital (approx. 0.6 miles away);

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McCuistion Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Paris Public Schools (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Paris (approx. 0.6 miles away); Paris Post Office (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lamar County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lamar County, C. S. A. (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
Atkinson-Morris House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cajun Scrambler, January 1, 2019
2. Atkinson-Morris House Marker
Marker located on front entry.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2019.

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