Details for Hopping-Aldridge House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5369002563


Marker Number 2563
Atlas Number 5369002563
Marker Title Hopping-Aldridge House
Index Entry Hopping-Aldridge House
Address 710 4th St.
City Farwell
County Parmer
UTM Zone 13
UTM Easting 680355
UTM Northing 3805920
Subject Codes Four Square (Architectural style); county official; sheriffs; houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 710 4th Street, Farwell
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Construction on this home began in 1917, soon after the property was purchased by R. C. Hopping. Hopping, who earlier had served as Parmer County commissioner and sheriff, sold the property to James and Minnie Aldridge before the home was completed. James Aldridge was elected county sheriff in 1918, and Minnie served as school board president and county treasurer. The house is a four-square plan in design and features a hip roof. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1984

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