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Richmond in Fort Bend County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The McFarlane House

 
 
The McFarlane House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, August 30, 2018
1. The McFarlane House Marker
Inscription. A native of Scotland, Isaac McFarlane (1840-1900) served with Terry's Texas Rangers during the Civil War and later became a successful merchant in Richmond. This home was constructed for his family in the early 1880s by local builder Thomas Culshaw. Prominent features include the Italianate hood molds over the windows and doors and the cut metal cresting on the roof ridge. Ownership of the house remained with the McFarlane family until 1979.
 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 9007.)
 
Location. 29° 34.919′ N, 95° 45.727′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Texas, in Fort Bend County. Marker is at the intersection of Jackson Street (Alternate U.S. 90) and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 410 Jackson St., Richmond TX 77469, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Bend County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Constantine W. Buckley
The McFarlane House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, August 30, 2018
2. The McFarlane House and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Early Courthouse Square (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jane Long Boarding House (about 500 feet away); City of Richmond (about 600 feet away); Morton Lodge No. 72, A. F. & A. M. (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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