Connell House

Connell House (HM1MFH)

Location: Stanton, TX 79782 Martin County
Country: United States of America
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N 32° 7.993', W 101° 47.344'

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Constructed in 1882 as a two-room home for Carmelite Priests, this was the first building in Stanton. Dennis and Mary (Stoeger) Connell made their home here after their marriage in 1902. Mary bore eight children in the house, which grew with the family. By 1915 the house had five rooms, with more additions made in the 1920s and 1930s. The simple home features a distinctive west gable, weatherboard siding, a front porch with shed room and turned-wood posts, and double primary entry doors. Upon the death of the last Connell daughter in 1990 the house was transferred to the local historical museum.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1997
Marker Number12046
Year Placed1997
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, August 1st, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 236893 N 3558609
Decimal Degrees32.13321667, -101.78906667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 7.993', W 101° 47.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 7' 59.58" N, 101° 47' 20.64" W
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Area Code(s)432
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-407 Convent St, Stanton TX 79782, US
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