Details for Lumpkin House (Atlas Number 5217003146)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5217003146


Marker Number 3146
Atlas Number 5217003146
Marker Title Lumpkin House
Index Entry Lumpkin House
Address 418 East Franklin
City Hillsboro
County Hill
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 677350
UTM Northing 3543352
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; markets, merchantiles
Marker Year 1973
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 418 East Franklin, Hillsboro
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text In era of Hillsboro's growth after Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroad entered (1881) county, contractor John Self Robinson built (1883) this residence for R. S. Lumpkin (1837-1921) and wife Mary (Kelly). House style reflects success of Lumpkin, city's first maker of saddles and harness. He was a Confederate veteran, a horse fancier, and a volunteer fireman. House was owned 1952-70 by the Brin family, merchants; since 1970, by Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Loveless. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973