Tyler in Smith County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
The Major John Dean House
Finest in the community when finished, the house remains in builder's family a century later.
Erected 1972 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 7718.)
Location. 32° 18.601′ N, 95° 24.42′ W. Marker is in Tyler, Texas, in Smith County. Marker is on Dean Road (County Route 1141) half a mile south of Old Chandler Highway (County Route 1134), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is on the front porch wall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11810 Dean Road, Tyler TX 75709, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant Retreat United Methodist Church (approx. 3½ miles away); Cherokee Exodus from Texas (approx. 3.6 miles away); Smith County Yarborough House (approx. 4 miles away); Wood-Verner Cemetery (approx. 4.8 miles away); John Crane (approx. 4.8 miles away); Butler College (approx. 5.4 miles away); Smith County Rose Industry and the Tyler Rose Garden (approx. 5½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tyler.
Regarding The Major John Dean House. The house has a full bricked basement, which is very unusual for homes in Texas, especially those built in this time period.
Categories. • Architecture • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 26, 2015, by Randal B. Gilbert of Tyler, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.