Details for Old G. D. Tarlton House (Atlas Number 5217002088)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5217002088


Marker Number 2088
Atlas Number 5217002088
Marker Title Old G. D. Tarlton House
Index Entry Tarlton, G. D., House
Address 211 North Pleasant Street
City Hillsboro
County Hill
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 676994
UTM Northing 3543376
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 211 North Pleasant Street, Hillsboro
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Victorian style. Built in 1895 by noted attorney Greene Duke Tarlton (1852-1931), from Louisiana. House was one of finest in town, with hand-carved mantels, stained glass windows, "speaking tube" between kitchen and third floor bedroom, and a dumbwaiter. Cistern on back porch supplied cool water all year round. Outbuildings included stable and coach house. On grounds were grape arbor, orchard, and garden. Restored by Dana L. Bennett. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -- 1972