B.T. Brown House

B.T. Brown House (HM2E4R)

Location: Breckenridge, TX 76424 Stephens County
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N 32° 44.394', W 98° 54.061'

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One of the oldest structures in Breckenridge, this ranch house was erected by Benjamin Tarver Brown (1831-1905), a Confederate Army Captain who came to Stephens County in 1866. He built this house in 1876, the year Breckenridge was founded as county seat. Limestone blocks were cut nearby for the 18-inch thick walls, and other building materials were hauled by wagon from Fort Worth. The structure was restored by Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Kelley, who purchased it in 1941.
HM NumberHM2E4R
Year Placed1975
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 509273 N 3622457
Decimal Degrees32.73990000, -98.90101667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 44.394', W 98° 54.061'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 44' 23.64" N, 98° 54' 3.66" W
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Area Code(s)254, 940
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1469 E US Hwy 180, Breckenridge TX 76424, US
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