Details for Emory Home

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5251001481


Marker Number 1481
Atlas Number 5251001481
Marker Title Emory Home
Index Entry Emory Home
City Grandview
County Johnson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 671927
UTM Northing 3571160
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Queen Anne (Architectural style); Classical Revival (architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 700 East College, Grandview
Marker Size 16" x 12" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Maryland native John Samuel Emory (d. 1953) and his wife Mary Elizabeth (Van Cleave) (d. 1957) built this two-story residence in 1907. A successful farmer and stockman, John Emory became one of Grandview's outstanding civic leaders. The Emory home, owned by family members until 1961, reflects influences of the Queen Anne and classical styles. It is one of the few early homes to escape Grandview's destructive fire of 1920. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1986

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