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Canadian in Hemphill County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Jones Mansion

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
1. Jones Mansion Marker
Inscription. Prominent area rancher Thomas Stanley Jones, a native of Wales, had this home built in 1910 for his wife, Rosalie (Whaley), and their children. Designed by Amarillo architect E. Wellington, it was the first brick residence constructed in Canadian. Reflecting its builder's prominence in the town, the classical revival mansion features monumental Ionic columns, red brick corner quoins, and renaissance detailing.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
 
Erected 1983 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2846.)
 
Location. 35° 54.713′ N, 100° 22.891′ W. Marker is in Canadian, Texas, in Hemphill County. Marker is on South 6th Street south of Main Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canadian TX 79014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Church Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); W.C.T.U. Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Canadian (about 400 feet away); R. Dick Bussell (about 500 feet away); John Hemphill
Jones Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
2. Jones Mansion Marker
(about 500 feet away); Hemphill County Jail (about 600 feet away); The Former Canadian Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mary B. Isaacs (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canadian.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Jones Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
3. Jones Mansion
Jones Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 17, 2016
4. Jones Mansion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 5, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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