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Wm. Holland House

 
 
Wm. Holland House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 25, 2022
1. Wm. Holland House Marker
Inscription.  
The National Register

Tennessee
Historical Commission
Wm. Holland House
215 Roland Avenue

of Historic Places

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1942.
 
Location. 35° 37.978′ N, 88° 49.279′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Roland Avenue and Prospect Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Roland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Roland Ave, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merry High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lambuth College (approx. ¾ mile away); The Jackson Memorial Carillon and Carillon Tower at First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Willow Banks / Chevy Chase (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lane College (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Luther Jones
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Occupation of Jackson (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Regarding Wm. Holland House. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
… From 1942 when the house was built, until 1973, William Holland, Jr. was the owner of a major commercial venture in Jackson and a promoter and civic booster for the community. Holland Department Store began in 1871 and by the time Holland was running the family company it was the largest department store in Jackson. Over the years, Holland received numerous awards and recognitions for his “boosterism” of the area. Architecturally, the house is a fine example of a late Colonial Revival style house in Jackson. J. Frazer Smith, the architect, is best remembered for his book White Pillars. However, he designed a variety of buildings in West Tennessee including homes and housing projects. The symmetrical design, inset columned porch, wide wood siding, and interior woodwork are character-defining features of this residence. Changes to the house made circa 1950 for Holland maintain the Colonial Revival style of the original. Later alterations do not detract from the style. The house still maintains its
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2. Wm. Holland, Jr. House
National Register of Historic Places Digital Archive on NPGallery website entry
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overall integrity.
 
Wm. Holland House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 25, 2022
3. Wm. Holland House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on June 28, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on June 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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