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

Carlock Home, 1903

 
 
Carlock Home, 1903 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. Carlock Home, 1903 Marker
Inscription.  Colonial mansion built by Marcus DeWitt Carlock, Sr., prominent early-day attorney, Confederate courier, political leader, friend of Governor Jim Hogg, member Electoral College that named Woodrow Wilson president. Entertained many high officials in his home Stairway of rare, curly pine. 17 rooms, 53 windows, 4 porches, 6 columns; double floors, 5-ply walls; foundation had enough brick to build a 5-room house.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8949.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #28 Woodrow Wilson series list.
 
Location. 32° 57.223′ N, 95° 17.483′ W. Marker is in Winnsboro, Texas, in Wood County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Texas Route 37) and East Cedar Street, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Marker on porch of Oaklea Mansion. Touch for map. Marker
Carlock Home and marker to right of door. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. Carlock Home and marker to right of door.
is at or near this postal address: 407 South Main Street, Winnsboro TX 75494, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carlock - Wilkinson Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Winnsboro (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church of Winnsboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bonnie and Clyde (approx. ¼ mile away); Winnsboro Depot (approx. ¼ mile away); Boom Town (approx. ¼ mile away); First Baptist Church of Winnsboro (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Methodist Church of Winnsboro (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winnsboro.
 
View of Carlock home. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
3. View of Carlock home.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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