William and Blanche Brooks House Historical

William and Blanche Brooks House Historical (HM1T0R)

Location: Forney, TX 75126 Kaufman County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 44.587', W 96° 28.406'

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Designed by Dallas Architect Charles Alexander Gill and built on a lot received as a wedding gift from Yancy McKellar, this was the home of local business and civic leaders William A. and Blanche Brooks and their family. Built in the Queen Anne style in 1898, the home was remodeled and updated with colonial revival style elements in 1915. Prominent features include a round turret, intricately detailed chimneys, and a wraparound porch. Typical of the homes built in this area at the turn of the 20th century, the Brooks House is a significant part of Forney's architectural heritage.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1997
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HM NumberHM1T0R
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, July 14th, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 736734 N 3625633
Decimal Degrees32.74311667, -96.47343333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.587', W 96° 28.406'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 35.22" N, 96° 28' 24.36" W
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Area Code(s)972, 214, 469
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500 S Center St, Forney TX 75126, US
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