Details for John Barry Henderson Home (Atlas Number 5203010179)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5203010179


Marker Number 10179
Atlas Number 5203010179
Marker Title John Barry Henderson Home
Index Entry Henderson, John Barry
City Marshall
County Harrison
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 374631
UTM Northing 3609625
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; design and construction
Marker Year 1965
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location about 5 miles N of Marshall on US 59
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Rear wing built before 1861. Way station on route of Shreveport-to-Daingerfield stage. Main part built 1868-1871 by Henderson, who during Civil War had furnished beef to the Confederate Army. Thick ground floor walls are of hand-cut local iron-ore rock (only 19th century native stone home in county). Frame second story has narrow cantilevered porch with ornamental railing. Still in family of Henderson. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1963