Details for Shuford-Killough House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5375004690


Marker Number 4690
Atlas Number 5375004690
Marker Title Shuford-Killough House
Index Entry Shuford-Killough House
Address 1608 S Polk St.
City Amarillo
County Potter
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 241558
UTM Northing 3898454
Subject Codes ranches/ranching; houses, residential buildings; design and construction; medical topics and health professionals; Praire School (Archictectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1608 South Polk Street, Amarillo.
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This residence, built for cattleman J.D. Shuford, was completed in 1913. Designed by the Kansas City architectural firm of Shepard, Farrar, and Wiser, the house reflects the Prairie School style with its hipped roof and wide eaves. Other prominent features include a porch with classical columns and balustrades. In 1927 the house was purchased by local physician and civic leader R.S. Killough. It remained in the Killough family until 1946. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark - 1991

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