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

W.R.J. Camp House

 
 
W.R.J. Camp House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jesse Nelsen, December 18, 2020
1. W.R.J. Camp House Marker
Inscription.  

Constructed in 1914, this was the home of respected Greenville banker William R. J. Camp and his wife, Dora. The impressive two-story brick Classical Revival home features giant Ionic columns along the front and in triplicate flanking the entry steps. Also featured are the side gables and a porte cochere at the east side, as well as the window details and the stately second floor balcony. The Camp family owned the home until the late 1920s.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1987
 
Erected 1987 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7774.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 33° 8.568′ N, 96° 6.48′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Texas, in Hunt County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and St. John Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2620 Church Street, Greenville TX 75401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bourland-Stevens-Samuell House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenville "Herald"
W.R.J. Camp House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jesse Nelsen, December 18, 2020
2. W.R.J. Camp House and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Seven Courthouses of Hunt County (approx. ¼ mile away); 1929 Hunt County Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Greenville Building and Loan Association (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Greenville Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Hunt County (approx. ¼ mile away); Central Christian Church (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2020, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 2020, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas.   2. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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