Rye-Caperton House

Rye-Caperton House (HM1RSY)

Location: Albany, TX 76430 Shackelford County
Buy Texas State flags at Flagstore.com!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at Flagstore.com!

N 32° 43.37', W 99° 17.73'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
Built in 1874, and used as an office building, this structure was moved here in 1879 from Fort Griffin. Owner Edgar Rye was a newspaper publisher, cartoonist, and held numerous elective offices. Rye sold the building in 1896 to Anna F. Caperton, who modified its appearance in 1902-06, and used it as a home. Sold again in 1906, it was converted to apartments in the 1940s, and was restored as a single-family dwelling in the 1990s.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1996
Marker Number4397
Year Placed1996
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 472309 N 3620599
Decimal Degrees32.72283333, -99.29550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.37', W 99° 17.73'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 22.2" N, 99° 17' 43.8" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203-399 S Walnut St, Albany TX 76430, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. This markers needs some tags to help categorize the marker
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?