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

Victorian Residence, 1883

 
 
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By Rheba Bybee, September 18, 2016
1. Victorian Residence, 1883 Marker
Inscription. Built by third generation Texan, Matthew Cartwright (1855-1925), rancher, banker, civic leader; married Mary Cynthia Davenport. Had ten children. Entertained artists, statesmen in this house.

One of first large homes in Terrell; enlarged 1893.

This property has been
placed on the
National Register of Historic Places
by the
United States
Department
of the Interior

 
Erected 1968 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 9424.)
 
Location. 32° 44.746′ N, 96° 17.026′ W. Marker is in Terrell, Texas, in Kaufman County. Marker is at the intersection of Griffith Avenue and 3rd Street, on the left when traveling north on Griffith Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 505 Griffith Avenue, Terrell TX 75160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walter P. and Meck Allen House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. L. E. Griffith Homeplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); The R. L. Warren House (approx. mile away); John H. Corley Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockwall and Brin Church of Christ
Victorian Residence, 1883 image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 18, 2016
2. Victorian Residence, 1883
(approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. John Catholic Church (approx. half a mile away); Terrell Elementary School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terrell.
 
Categories. Architecture
 
Victorian Residence,1883 image. Click for full size.
By Rheba Bybee, September 18, 2016
3. Victorian Residence,1883
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on September 19, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2016, by Rheba Bybee of Seagoville, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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