Details for H. W. and Katie Galbraith House (Atlas Number 5375002316)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5375002316

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Marker Number 2316
Atlas Number 5375002316
Marker Title H. W. and Katie Galbraith House
Index Entry Galbraith, H. W. and Katie, House
Address 1710 S. Polk
City Amarillo
County Potter
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 241466
UTM Northing 3898429
Subject Codes lumber topics; Craftsman (Architectural style); houses, residential buildings; Business topics, general; women
Marker Year 1991
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1710 South Polk, Amarillo.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Constructed in 1912 for lumber merchant H.W. Galbraith (d. 1936) and his wife Kate (d. 1969), this two-story residence reflects the Craftsman style. Exhibiting quality materials in the clapboards, exposed rafters, and shingled roof, the house also features strong geometric lines in its low-pitched hipped roof, second story balcony, and two-bay front porch with paired columns set on brick supports. The house remained in the Galbraith family until 1970. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1991.