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

John H. Corley Home

 
 
John H. Corley Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 18, 2016
1. John H. Corley Home Marker
Inscription. Built 1896 by John Neilson, a former shipbuilder. Many of the building materials were shipped to Jefferson, Texas, by boat, then here by railroad. Elaborate Victorian architecture. Curly pine and cypress stairway with three landings has unusual design.
 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 8501.)
 
Location. 32° 44.94′ N, 96° 17.249′ W. Marker is in Terrell, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is at the intersection of Griffith Avenue and Griffith Court, on the right when traveling north on Griffith Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 720 Griffith Avenue, Terrell TX 75160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The R. L. Warren House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walter P. and Meck Allen House (about 700 feet away); Victorian Residence, 1883 (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church of Terrell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dr. L. E. Griffith Homeplace (approx. half a mile away); Rockwall and Brin Church of Christ (approx.
John H. Corley Home image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 18, 2016
2. John H. Corley Home
0.7 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Terrell Elementary School (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terrell.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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