Cedar Hill in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Dr. R. A. Roberts House
A native of North Carolina, Dr. R. A. Roberts (1837 - 1906) settled in Cedar Hill in 1859. After serving as a Confederate Army surgeon he returned to this area, where he became a prominent physician and helped bring the Grand Central and Santa Fe Railroad line through Cedar Hill. Roberts built this home for his family in 1884. The late Victorian style house features jig-sawn work on the porch and stick style brackets that support the second-story gable.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984
Erected 1984 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6851.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 32° 35.29′ N, 96° 57.434′ W. Marker is in Cedar Hill, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on South Broad Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 S Broad Street, Cedar Hill TX 75104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow First United Methodist Church of Cedar Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); City of Cedar Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Little Bethel Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away); Pleasant Valley Cemetery (approx. 3.3 miles away); Trees Cemetery (approx. 3.4 miles away); Penn Springs (approx. 3.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Duncanville (approx. 5 miles away); First Christian Church of Duncanville (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Hill.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 13, 2020, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.