Details for Old W. L. Nunnely Home (Atlas Number 5387010887)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5387010887


Marker Number 10887
Atlas Number 5387010887
Marker Title Old W. L. Nunnely Home
Index Entry Nunnely, W. L.
Address 507 Locust St.
City Clarksville
County Red River
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 309880
UTM Northing 3720587
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1969
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion/Plate
Marker Text Built in 1868 by W. L. Nunnely. Hand-hewn oak logs over bois d'arc wood blocks are joined by wooden pegs and square nails. Spacious 22 x 20-foot rooms have oak floors and high, 12-foot ceilings. Distinctive design in ornate, hand-carved mantel is repeated in cornices and wainscoting (half paneling). As Baptist parsonage, 1912-1927, was scene of hundreds of weddings. Restored by Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Strickland, present owners. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1969