Details for J. M. Early House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5277008191


Marker Number 8191
Atlas Number 5277008191
Marker Title J. M. Early House
Index Entry Early, J.M., House
Address 1970 Clarksville St.
City Paris
County Lamar
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 264839
UTM Northing 3726957
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1893 by businessman and poet John M. Early (1849-1919) for his wife, Alice; sons, Junius and Buck; and daughter, Alice. Doing his own carpentry, Early styled this after his Georgia boyhood home, using finest heart pine. Core of plan: 2-story, 4-room house with wide halls. Kitchen was separate, other rooms were added later. Among fine details are floor-length windows, ornate brass hardware, handmade doors, cherry wood stairway. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967

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