McKinney in Collin County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Beverly-Harris House
Warren Tully Beverly (1857-1903) was a native of Collin County, attending Spring Creek School and Plano Institute. He studied law in the office of Joseph W. Baines, grandfather of Lyndon Baines Johnson. Beverly served as county attorney and later as judge of the 59th district court. In 1886 he built this Victorian house for his family. In 1903 it was sold to Louisa Kirkpatrick Harris. Members of the Harris family lived here until 1960.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1979
Erected 1979 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 398.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 33° 11.614′ N, 96° 37.337′ W. Marker is in McKinney, Texas, in Collin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Parker Street and West Cole Street, on the right when traveling south on South Parker Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: McKinney TX 75069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Davis House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Martin House The Howell House (about 500 feet away); William B. Largent House (approx. 0.2 miles away); L. A. Scott Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Kirkpatrick House (approx. ¼ mile away); Barnes-Largent House (approx. ¼ mile away); James Waller Thomas House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKinney.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 3, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 3, 2021, by Jesse Nelsen of Farmersville, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.