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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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Bend County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Home of Randal Jones (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Fort Bend
The McFarlane House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, August 30, 2018
2. The McFarlane House and Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Morton Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Home of Mirabeau B. Lamar (approx. mile away); Dismounted Texas Cavalry (approx. 1.4 miles away); First Baptist Church of Rosenberg (approx. 3.3 miles 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 40 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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