The Major John Dean House

The Major John Dean House (HM1Q8G)

Location: Tyler, TX 75709 Smith County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 18.601', W 95° 24.42'

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On land bought Jan. 22, 1863, by Frances Clarenda Rice Dean (1836-76) with Confederate pay sent home from Civil War post by husband, Major John Dean (1831-1902). Using Louisiana heart pine lumber that he himself milled and seasoned, Dean had house built in 1872. An ex-slave, Jesse Duckinfield, made and burned brick of farm clay.

Finest in the community when finished, the house remains in builder's family a century later.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1972
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HM NumberHM1Q8G
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Marker Number7718
Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 273385 N 3577344
Decimal Degrees32.31001667, -95.40700000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 18.601', W 95° 24.42'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 18' 36.06" N, 95° 24' 25.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11810 County Rd 1141, Tyler TX 75709, US
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