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

Barton House

1909

 
 
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Photographed By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
1. Barton House Marker
Inscription.  Joseph J. Barton believed a new railroad, Santa Fe's Panhandle Short Line, was to run through his ranch property. To capitalize on that, he built for his family a late Queen Anne-style home as the capstone of his planned community named Bartonsite. The house design was comprised of five rooms and a bath on both of the first and second floors. Amenities included running water, sliding doors, built-in closets, elegant wallpaper and acetylene lighting. The railway bypassed the Hale County, Texas, town, but the Bartons continued to occupy the home for serveral generations.
 
Erected by The Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 33° 35.334′ N, 101° 53.018′ W. Marker is in Lubbock, Texas, in Lubbock County. Marker can be reached from 4th Street west of Flint Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Located within the National Ranching Heritage Center park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3121 4th Street, Lubbock TX 79409, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Barton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
2. Barton House Marker
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walking distance of this marker. "80" John House (within shouting distance of this marker); Matador Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Masterson JY (within shouting distance of this marker); Bairfield Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Typical Homesteader Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Picket and Sotol House (about 300 feet away); Las Escarbadas (about 300 feet away); Harrell House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lubbock.
 
Also see . . .  National Ranching Heritage Center. Texas Tech University (Submitted on June 19, 2019.) 
 
Barton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
3. Barton House Marker
Barton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
4. Barton House Marker
Barton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
5. Barton House Marker
Barton House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, May 31, 2019
6. Barton House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 176 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 17, 2019, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022