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McKinney in Collin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The Dulaney Cottage

 
 
The Dulaney Cottage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jesse Nelsen, December 29, 2020
1. The Dulaney Cottage Marker
A nearby additional tablet notes that the cottage is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Inscription.  

A surgeon in the Confederate Army, Dr. Joseph E. Dulaney (d. 1877) came to McKinney after the Civil War (1861-65) and married Lucy Ann Field (1844-1941), daughter of Collin County pioneers. In 1875 he built this Victorian home with its numerous gables and fine porch detailing. Mrs. Dulaney lived here until 1910 with her children Corinne (d. 1960) and Joseph Field Dulaney (d. 1968), a pharmacist who donated land across the street for a public library.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1977
 
Erected 1977 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1296.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 33° 11.672′ N, 96° 36.799′ W. Marker is in McKinney, Texas, in Collin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Chestnut Street and Anthony Street, on the right when traveling north on South Chestnut Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 311 S Chestnut Street, McKinney TX 75069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
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of this marker. Taylor House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dulaney House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Faires House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Johnson House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chapel at Chestnut Square (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birthplace of Rebekah Baines Johnson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Collin County Prison (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1911 McKinney Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKinney.
 
The Dulaney Cottage and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jesse Nelsen, December 29, 2020
2. The Dulaney Cottage and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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