Details for Dunlap - Simpson House (Atlas Number 5139007073)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5139007073


Marker Number 7073
Atlas Number 5139007073
Marker Title Dunlap - Simpson House
Index Entry Dunlap - Simpson House
Address 1203 W. Main St.
City Waxahachie
County Ellis
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 701347
UTM Northing 3586471
Subject Codes African American topics; houses, residential buildings; Queen Anne (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1974
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1203 W. Main St., Waxahachie
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A fine example of Queen Anne Revival architecture, this house has among its many rooms two hexagons, two octagons. It was built in 1890-91 by Judge Oscar E. Dunlap (1849-1925), a banker, political leader, chairman of Texas Council of Defense in World War I, Good Roads advocate, industrialist, humanitarian, founder of the Sims Library, Waxahachie. Later owners have included Mr. and Mrs. E.B. Prince, Mrs. Sadie R. Hardesty, and Mr. and Mrs. Max H. Simpson. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1974