Details for Robert Cyrus Allen Home (Atlas Number 5395010899)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5395010899

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Marker Number 10899
Atlas Number 5395010899
Marker Title Robert Cyrus Allen Home
Index Entry Allen, Robert Cyrus, Home
Address 402 Cedar St.
City Hearne
County Robertson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 729894
UTM Northing 3418681
Subject Codes houses, residential buildings
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size 18" x 28"
Marker Text (1871-1933) Had this Victorian residence built in 1900 as a wedding present for his bride Florence (Blair). A prominent area merchant, banker, and civic leader, Allen also served as mayor of the city and was instrumental in the organization of the Hearne and Brazos Valley Railroad. This house, constructed on the site of his family home, was designed by the noted Waco architect W. W. Larmour. The exterior features decorative shingling and classical revival detailing. Interior furnishings include intricate woodwork and seven fireplaces. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1981 Incise on base: Hearnewood - Preserved by Jack and Norma Holloway