Hereford in Deaf Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The E.B. Black Residence
In 1901 Alabama-born E. B. Black (1866-1945) brought his family to Hereford from Cleburne, Texas. He opened a furniture store and became a prosperous merchant and rancher. In 1909 Black hired contractor Emmett Vanderburgh to build this late Victorian house. The Blacks were active in church and cultural affairs and this residence was often the site of community gatherings. Members of the Black family occupied the home until 1977.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1978
Entered in the National Register of Historic Places 1978
Erected 1978 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5325.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
Location. 34° 48.866′ N, 102° 24.274′ W. Marker is in Hereford, Texas, in Deaf Smith County. Marker is on Bennett Avenue north of West 3rd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hereford TX 79045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Without a Toothache (about 400 Pioneer Windmill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deaf Smith County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Former Site of St. Anthony's Catholic School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Two-Wheel Fire Hose Reel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ghost Towns (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deaf Smith Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hereford.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2020. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on July 20, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2020, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.