1909Joseph J. Barton believed a new railroad, Santa Fe's Panhandle Short Line, was to run through his ranch property. To capitalize on that, he built for his family a late Queen Anne-style home as the capstone of his planned community named Bartonsite. The house design was comprised of five rooms and a bath on both of the first and second floors. Amenities included running water, sliding doors, built-in closets, elegant wallpaper and acetylene lighting. The railway bypassed the Hale County, Texas, town, but the Bartons continued to occupy the home for serveral generations.
|Placed By||The Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 232382 N 3720303|
|Decimal Degrees||33.58890000, -101.88363333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 35.334', W 101° 53.018'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 35' 20.04" N, 101° 53' 1.08" W|
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