The Manahan House

The Manahan House (HM1LKC)

Location: Fairfield, TX 75840 Freestone County
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N 31° 43.367', W 96° 9.559'

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Greek Revival structure with cistern and chimneys of local handmade brick. Lumber, hardware came by wagon from Galveston. Siding is cypress; interiors of hand-planed heart pine. Unusual smoke spots decorate a ceiling.

Started 1855 by Dr. W. D. Strain, who died Feb. 16, 1856. Widow had his funeral held here, completed house and occupied it, later sold to R. M. Edwards. In 1912 it was purchased by Mrs. A. C. Manahan, whose heirs still preserve it.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1972
Marker Number9892
Year Placed1972
Placed ByState Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 769171 N 3513219
Decimal Degrees31.72278333, -96.15931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 43.367', W 96° 9.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 43' 22.02" N, 96° 9' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)903
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 127 Reunion St, Fairfield TX 75840, US
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