Details for Renfro-Clark House (Atlas Number 5251004244)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5251004244


Marker Number 4244
Atlas Number 5251004244
Marker Title Renfro-Clark House
Index Entry Renfro-Clark House
City Burleson
County Johnson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 657960
UTM Northing 3602000
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 128 North Clark Street, Burleson
Marker Size 12" x 16" Plate & Medallion
Marker Text Home of heirs of donor of the Burleson townsite. By providing land for the M.K.T. Railroad line, Henry C. Renfro (deceased 1885) won right to name town for his friend, Dr. Rufus Burleson, a pioneer preacher, president of Waco College (1861-86) and Baylor University (1851-61; 1886-97). This was the first house in the Clark addition, and was built in 1894 by Mrs. Henry C. Renfro and her only daughter, Margaret Annette Baker Clark.