Torrans-Clopton-Spellings House

Torrans-Clopton-Spellings House (HM295A)

Location: Jefferson, TX 75657 Marion County
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N 32° 45.622', W 94° 20.818'

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William P. Torrans (1818-1881) built this Greek revival structure on Lafayette Street in the 1860s. It was purchased in 1877 by druggist E. W. Taylor (b. 1838), a former mayor of Jefferson, and Anna Matilda Clopton (1838-1916), wife of Dr. Albert G. Clopton (1838-1916), who had his office here. After 1882 the residence was moved to this site by Soloman A. Spellings (1841-1903), a Confederate veteran who operated a livery business on Polk and Henderson streets. Additions were made in 1932 and 1947 during the ownership of grocer Hosea D. Watson (1879-1957).
HM NumberHM295A
Year Placed1982
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 6th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 373828 N 3625524
Decimal Degrees32.76036667, -94.34696667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.622', W 94° 20.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 37.32" N, 94° 20' 49.08" W
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Area Code(s)903, 430
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 E Clarksville St, Jefferson TX 75657, US
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