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Alpine in Brewster County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House

 
 
J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
1. J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1884 by an early settler, J.C. Carr. Adobe brick double walls were laid at night, slowly drying to super-strength, in time-honored southwestern manner.

Five adobe rooms were added after 1903 sale to Judge R.B. Slight (1869-1953), English law clerk who came here to be a cowboy after seeing wild west shows. Judge Slight was civic leader, rancher and merchant, influential in founding Sul Ross College. He lived in this house 50 years.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1968


 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2669.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 30° 21.642′ N, 103° 39.748′ W. Marker is in Alpine, Texas, in Brewster County. Marker is on North 5th Street (State Highway 118) north of East Lockhart Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 406 North 5th Street, Alpine TX 79830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. C. Bird (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Building
J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
2. J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House Marker
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(about 600 feet away); First Baptist Church of Alpine (about 700 feet away); Our Pioneers (about 700 feet away); 105 Howitzer (about 800 feet away); Colonel Henry P. Brewster (about 800 feet away); Old Brewster County Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Enduring Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alpine.
 
J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, October 24, 2012
3. J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 11, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022