Details for Andrew Thompson House

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5387010895


Marker Number 10895
Atlas Number 5387010895
Marker Title Andrew Thompson House
Index Entry Thompson, Andrew
Address 706 N. Walnut St.
City Clarksville
County Red River
UTM Zone 15
UTM Easting 309755
UTM Northing 3721452
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings; Georgian Revial (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1984
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text This Gothic revival home was built in 1874 for the family of Andrew Thompson. It was constructed by W. Otto Glossnop, a German cabinetmaker who came to Clarksville in the 1860s. The home was sold to George Burdett in 1882 and remained in that family until 1947. A good example of an unusual style of architecture in Texas, the house features steeply pitched gables with three triangular dormers and diamond-shaped panes in the side dormers. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1984

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