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Paducah in Cottle County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Gober-Barron-Williford House

 
 
Gober-Barron-Williford House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
1. Gober-Barron-Williford House Marker
Inscription. Late Victorian structure, has fine glass and gingerbread trim. Built 1896 and lived in by first (1892-1898) Cottle County Sheriff, Joe L. Gober. At that time, many townspeople lived in dugouts. Building materials had to be hauled from railroad towns of Childress and Quanah. (Paducah acquired railway line in 1909).

Gober sold home to W. M. Barron, who was County's third sheriff.

Since, 1941, it has been owned by the J. H. Williford family.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1962 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2194.)
 
Location. 34° 0.76′ N, 100° 18.425′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Texas, in Cottle County. Marker is on Easley Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1314 Easley Street, Paducah TX 79248, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cottle County (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Gray and The Blue (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cottle County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quanah Parker Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); Garden of Memories Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Architecture
 
Gober-Barron-Williford House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
2. Gober-Barron-Williford House Marker
Gober-Barron-Williford House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
3. Gober-Barron-Williford House Marker
Gober-Barron-Williford House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, June 8, 2017
4. Gober-Barron-Williford House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 124 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 30, 2017, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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