Details for Allen House (Atlas Number 5145000126)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5145000126


Marker Number 126
Atlas Number 5145000126
Marker Title Allen House
Index Entry Allen House
Address 305 Ward St.
City Marlin
County Falls
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 700241
UTM Northing 3465534
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 305 Ward St., Marlin
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1911 as a residence for the family of Dr. Walter and Netti (Falconer) Allen, this Greek Revival style house features a giant entablature supported by paired massive Ionic columns. The house was occupied by members of the Allen family until 1956. The following year after Nettie Allen's death, her sister-in-law Hazel Bennett Falconer donated the house for use as a community and social center. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991