Details for Fry-Barry House (Atlas Number 5203010162)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5203010162


Marker Number 10162
Atlas Number 5203010162
Marker Title Fry-Barry House
Index Entry Fry-Barry House
Address 314 W. Austin
City Marshall
County Harrison
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 371354
UTM Northing 3601787
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Greek Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1962
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Built by Fidel Bircher, this raised Greek revival style cottage was designed by W. R. D. Ward, who sold Bircher the property in 1853. Edwin James Fry (1845-1927), a native Virginian who came to Texas in 1855, bought the residence in 1872 and enlarged it to accommodate his growing family. A leading businessman and banker, Fry was a longtime Mason and member of Trinity Episcopal Church. After his death, his daughter Pamela (d. 1961) and her husband, banker W. L. Barry (d. 1942), occupied the home. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962