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

Stafford-Paris House

 
 
Stafford-Paris House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
1. Stafford-Paris House Marker
Inscription.  This Victorian residence with ornate gingerbread woodwork was built in 1899 for the family of Eugene Fore. In 1913 it was sold to Camp County Sheriff J. D. Stafford, who lived here for 24 years. Dr. Ernest Paris, a prominent local chiropractor, and his wife Margret, bought the home in 1941. Other community leaders who resided here include Dr. R. Y. Lacy and Dr. R. C. Treynham, whose wife Cora was the stepdaughter of W. H. Pitts, for whom the town was named.
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9810.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw EnforcementScience & MedicineSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 59.946′ N, 94° 58.359′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Texas, in Camp County. Marker is at the intersection of Quitman Street (Texas Route 11) and North Texas Street, on the left when traveling east on Quitman Street. Mounted on porch wall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 333 Quitman Street, Pittsburg TX 75686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
The Stafford-Paris House image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 1, 2019
2. The Stafford-Paris House
walking distance of this marker. Abernathy House (within shouting distance of this marker); Pitts Family Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Harrison Pitts (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shootout at the Pittsburg Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cotton Belt Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pittsburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Beulah Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Methodist Church of Pittsburg (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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