Details for Sam P. Smith Place

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5347009352


Marker Number 9352
Atlas Number 5347009352
Marker Title Sam P. Smith Place
Index Entry Smith, Sam P.
City Nacogdoches
County Nacogdoches
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 348765
UTM Northing 3494508
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1985
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location about 4 mi. E of Nacogdoches on S side of SH 21
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text A good example of an East Texas farm home, this house originally had five rooms, four porches, and an enclosed dog trot. It was built in 1880 for Samuel Pharr and Mary Spencer Smith by Smith's brother-in-law Andrew B. Ireson. A local cabinetmaker and carpenter, Ireson also designed the woodwork and some of the furniture. Sam Smith, who grew up in Nacogdoches County, was a farmer. He and Mary had 12 children and lived here until their deaths in 1941. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985

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