J.F. Smith House

J.F. Smith House (HM2MYF)

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N 29° 18.002', W 94° 47.481'

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Designed by Nathaniel Tobey, Jr., and built in 1884 for the family of John Francis Smith, this house is an excellent example of Italianate architecture. Prominent features of the house include paired brackets, a bay window, balcony, and hood moldings over large windows. Smith, who founded the J. S. Smith & Bro. Hardware Company on The Strand, probably ordered much of the woodwork, including doors and windows, from supply catalogs. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1990
Year Placed1990
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 326013 N 3242558
Decimal Degrees29.30003333, -94.79135000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 18.002', W 94° 47.481'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 18' 0.11999999999993" N, 94° 47' 28.86" W
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