Details for McKellar House (Atlas Number 5257008534)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5257008534


Marker Number 8534
Atlas Number 5257008534
Marker Title McKellar House
Index Entry McKellar House
Address 303 S Center St
City Forney
County Kaufman
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 736836
UTM Northing 3625803
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Classical Revival (architectural style)
Marker Year 1989
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 303 S. Center St., Forney
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Originally built in 1873 by landowner and merchant John Alexander McKellar (1813-1875), this house was remodeled to its current appearance by his son, B. Yancy McKellar (1859-1916) about 1902. Features of the colonial revival structure include two-story giant order columns with modified Ionic capitals on the north and west facades, stained glass windows, and a wraparound porch. The home remained in the McKellar family until 1977. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1989