Details for Davis House (Atlas Number 5085012898)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5085012898


Marker Number 12898
Atlas Number 5085012898
Marker Title Davis House
Index Entry Davis House
Address 705 N. College
City McKinney
County Collin
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 721807
UTM Northing 3676050
Subject Codes judges; Praire School (Archictectural style)
Marker Year 2002
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 705 N. College
Marker Size RTHL medallion and plate
Marker Text Davis House Built between 1897 and 1908 for the family of Judge Harvey Louis "H.L." (1861-1956) and Emma (Umphrees) Davis (d. 1949), this Transitional style residence features Prairie-style influences with a Sullivanesque frieze and Classical detailing with fluted Corinthian porch columns. With two Collin County judges, a district attorney, county commissioner, postmaster and schoolteacher, the Davis family served a cumulative total of 95 years of public service in Collin County. Family members lived here for three generations -- 91 years. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2002