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Granbury in Hood County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Baker-Doyle Building

 
 
Baker-Doyle Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
1. Baker-Doyle Building Marker
Inscription.  John D. Baker (1848-1899) had this building constructed in 1882 for his dry goods store. A merchant and community leader, Baker later moved to Weatherford. His partner, James H. Doyle (1846-1933), became sole owner of the building in 1899. Later occupants included City National Bank, grocers, dentists, and doctors. Built of native limestone, the High Victorian Italianate structure features arched window openings with fanlights and a simple stone cornice.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 283.)
 
Location. 32° 26.586′ N, 97° 47.261′ W. Marker is in Granbury, Texas, in Hood County. Marker is at the intersection of North Houston Street (Farm to Market Road 4) and East Bridge Street, on the right when traveling south on North Houston Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 North Houston Street, Granbury TX 76048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. E. A. Hannaford Building (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank
Baker-Doyle Building image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, August 10, 2019
2. Baker-Doyle Building
Marker is the rightmost of the two markers visible in this photo. The Baker-Doyle Building made up the right half of the structure. The left half of the structure is the E. A. Hannaford Building.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Bush-Morgan-Cherry Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Hardware and Tin Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); The Glenn Brothers' Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Aston-Landers Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fair (within shouting distance of this marker); Hood County Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Granbury.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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