Magee House

Magee House (HM1IQ2)

Location: Abilene, TX 79603 Taylor County
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N 32° 27.182', W 99° 44.691'

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One of the earliest fine houses in Abilene. Built 1903 in Colonial Revival Style by Dr. Jefferson Davis Magee (1861-1935) and wife, Anna (Wilbanks). A native of Pike County, Miss., educated in east Texas and at the Louisville (Ky.) Medical College, Dr. Magee moved to Abilene (1902), had drugstore and extensive practice. His home was noted for its hospitality.
     Built on an entire city block, structure was of oak lumber with lofty Ionic columns of cypress.
     Restored 1962-70 and preserved by Mr. and Mrs. John L. Thompson.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971
HM NumberHM1IQ2
Marker Number3292
Year Placed1971
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 8th, 2015 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 429992 N 3590897
Decimal Degrees32.45303333, -99.74485000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.182', W 99° 44.691'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 10.92" N, 99° 44' 41.46" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1910 N 3rd St, Abilene TX 79603, US
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