Details for Huff-Park House (Atlas Number 5257008527)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5257008527


Marker Number 8527
Atlas Number 5257008527
Marker Title Huff-Park House
Index Entry Huff-Park House
City Kaufman
County Kaufman
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 752052
UTM Northing 3609095
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1971
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 201 N. Wykagyl, Kaufman
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built 1889 by W. L. Huff; bought 1892 by Dr. J. W. Park (1855-1941). Born in Texas, Park studied at Louisville (Ky.) Medical College. As doctors were scarce, he was licensed in 1877, and practiced two years in Egypt (Tex.), then returned to take his degree in 1880. Locating in Kaufman, he engaged in active practice until the day before his death. He married Sallie Wiggins, 1883. After her death, wed Lida Matilda Thompson. Reared six children. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1971