Details for Old D.N. Arnett Home

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5335003717


Marker Number 3717
Atlas Number 5335003717
Marker Title Old D.N. Arnett Home
Index Entry Arnett, D. N. Home Old
Address 605 Chestnut St.
City Colorado City
County Mitchell
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 324682
UTM Northing 3585435
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings; Victorian (architectural term)
Marker Year 1968
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 605 Chestnut Street, Colorado City.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built in 1899 by rancher F.E. McKenzie; Victorian architecture features porch columns with spool trim and decorative wood "awnings" over the windows. Sold in 1900 to A.B. Robertson, rancher; in 1912, to D.N. Arnett, retired manager of the Great Spade-Renderbrook Ranch. After his death in 1934, his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. J.G. Merritt, made this their home. Four generations of the Arnett Family have lived here. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1968.

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