George L. and Roxie Brooks Porter Home

George L. and Roxie Brooks Porter Home (HM16E2)

Location: Hillsboro, TX 76645 Hill County
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N 32° 0.856', W 97° 7.181'

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In 1881, Tennessee native George L. Porter (1854-1928) wed Roxie Brooks (1863-1927), daughter of early Hill County official Cincinattus Ney Brooks. George was a merchant in nearby Peoria (6 mi. W) and later served as an officer in Sturgis National and Citizens National banks in Hillsboro. The Porters were community leaders and active members of Hillsboro's First Baptist Church. In 1901, Roxie's brother O.D. Brooks constructed this Queen Anne style house, selling it to the couple that same year. It features a wrapped porch, Tuscan columns, decorative shingling, and a massed plan with hipped roof and cross gables. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2004
HM NumberHM16E2
Marker Number13212
Year Placed2004
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 6:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 677592 N 3543562
Decimal Degrees32.01426667, -97.11968333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 0.856', W 97° 7.181'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 0' 51.36" N, 97° 7' 10.86" W
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Area Code(s)254, 972
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 N Ivy St, Hillsboro TX 76645, US
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