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Terrell in Kaufman County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

The W. E. Henderson House

 
 
W. E. Henderson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 11, 2016
1. W. E. Henderson Home Marker
Inscription. Built 1898 by William Ebenezer Henderson (1847-1944), who moved from Louisiana to Texas (1862) in an ox-drawn barouche. Going to work at 19 for a cattleman, he became in time a prosperous commission dealer — shipping cattle to St. Louis, where he bought the fine mantels and tile for this house.

Structure is of select heart pine from the big timber of the Beaumont area. Rooms are large and lofty, with 12-foot ceilings.
 
Erected 1970 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8525.)
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 32° 47.371′ N, 96° 11.572′ W. Marker was in Terrell, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker could be reached from Farm to Market Road 429 5 miles north of U.S. 80, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Terrell TX 75161, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Poetry Baptist Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Poetry Methodist Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); Ables Springs (approx. 4.6 miles away); Terrell State Hospital Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Porter Farms
W. E. Henderson Home Original Location image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 11, 2016
2. W. E. Henderson Home Original Location
(approx. 4.8 miles away); Dry Creek Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Terrell State Hospital (approx. 5.4 miles away); Terrell Elementary School (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terrell.
 
More about this marker. The W. E. Henderson house has been destroyed. The marker is now in the possession of the Terrell Historical Society Museum.
 
Categories. ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers
 
W. E. Henderson Home image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 11, 2016
3. W. E. Henderson Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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