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Amarillo in Potter County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

H. B. Sanborn House

 
 
H. B. Sanborn House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. H. B. Sanborn House Marker
Inscription.  Built 1902 in 500 block, South Buchanan, by principal early developer of Amarillo, Henry Bradley Sanborn (1845-1912). At original site were also owner's office building, carriage house, stables for six coach horses, and a deer park. After death of Sanborn, the home was relocated here in 1921. Losses from the original include brick chimneys and cupola with weather vane.
This is now one of the oldest houses in City of Amarillo.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1971

 
Erected 1971 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2312.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
 
Location. 35° 12.037′ N, 101° 50.762′ W. Marker is in Amarillo, Texas, in Potter County. Marker is at the intersection of South Madison Street and SW 14th Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Madison Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1311 South Madison Street, Amarillo TX 79101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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. Juan de Padilla (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Mary's Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Panhandle Boys of the World War (approx. ¼ mile away); Alice Victoria Ghormley Curtis House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Central Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old First Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Polk Street Schools (approx. 0.4 miles away); Louis H. Smith, Inc. Firestone Store (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amarillo.
 
H. B. Sanborn House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. H. B. Sanborn House Marker
H. B. Sanborn House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
3. H. B. Sanborn House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 543 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 15, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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