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Nichols-Rice-Cherry House

 
 
Nichols-Rice-Cherry House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 10, 2018
1. Nichols-Rice-Cherry House Marker
Inscription. Greek Revival house built 1850 by Gen. Ebenezer Nichols at Congress and San Jacinto streets, sold to Wm. M. Rice, a philanthropist, 1856. Bought by Mrs. E. R. Cherry, 1897, with $25 bid on front door; moved by her to 806 Fargo. Later moved here and restored.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1967
(incise)
Restored 1959 by Harris County Heritage Society

 
Erected 1967 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 10630.)
 
Location. 29° 45.554′ N, 95° 22.313′ W. Marker is in Houston, Texas, in Harris County. Marker can be reached from Bagby Street south of Lamar Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Sam Houston Park. The Nichols-Rice-Cherry House is located in the section of the park between Dallas Street and Lamar Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 Bagby Street, Houston TX 77002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Hodge (within shouting distance of this marker); Sons of the Republic of Texas (within shouting distance of this marker); Ancient Order of Pilgrims (within shouting
Nichols-Rice-Cherry House image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, April 27, 2018
2. Nichols-Rice-Cherry House
distance of this marker); Sam Houston Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Spirit of the Confederacy (about 400 feet away); San Felipe Cottage (was about 500 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Pillot House (was about 500 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Houston City, Republic of Texas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Houston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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