Details for Kone-Yarbrough House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5209010287


Marker Number 10287
Atlas Number 5209010287
Marker Title Kone-Yarbrough House
Index Entry Kone-Yarbrough House
Address 903 Belvin
City San Marcos
County Hays
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 601178
UTM Northing 3305827
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term); markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1977
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text This Victorian residence with its unusual central chimney was erected in 1886 for the growing family of Sam R. Kone, Jr. (1855-1941), a successful merchant, active Mason, and member of the San Marcos City Council, 1914-15. His wife Laura (Smith) (1859-1937) taught art at Coronal Institute before her marriage. Educator florence Kone (1883-1971), one of six Kone children, lived here 80 years. Mr. and Mrs. Herbert a. Yarbrough, Jr., also owned, occupied, and preserved the home. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1977

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