The James I. Perkins Family Home

The James I. Perkins Family Home (HMRHF)

Location: Rusk, TX 75785 Cherokee County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 47.703', W 95° 8.889'

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Attorney James N. Thomas (b. 1816) erected the one-story portion of this residence before 1851. James I. Perkins (1847-1923) built the two-story wing and added Victorian detailing after he purchased the property in 1883. Head of a leading Rusk family who owned the home for 94 years, Perkins served as district attorney, district judge, and a member of the State Legislature. His son James I. Perkins, Jr., (1887-1952) and daughter-in-law Morinne (Taylor) (1905-1974) shared a law practice and held offices in city and county government.
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HM NumberHMRHF
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Marker Number6954
Year Placed1977
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 7:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 296624 N 3519728
Decimal Degrees31.79505000, -95.14815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 47.703', W 95° 8.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 47' 42.18" N, 95° 8' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 344 Lone Oak St, Rusk TX 75785, US
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